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S*0872 (Rat #0537, Act #0430 of 1982) General Bill, By Drummond, R.C. Lake and T.D. Wise
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    A Bill to amend Sections 40-55-20; 40-55-30; 40-55-40; 40-55-80, as amended; 40-55-90; 40-55-100; 40-55-130; 40-55-140; 40-55-150; 40-55-160, as amended; and 40-55-170, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the State Board of Examiners in Psychology, so as to change the composition of the Board, provide for the appointment of its members and the filling of vacancies; to require an annual report according to the provisions of Act 165 of 1979; to eliminate the requirement that candidates for licenses must furnish evidence of good moral character; to allow the taking of an examination to qualify for licensure by December 31, 1982; to eliminate persons with Doctor's Degrees in Social Psychology from the exemptions of the provisions of the Chapter and exempt persons certified by the Department of Education to provide psychological services on a contractual basis with any public or private school or federal or state agency authorized by such certification; to require the establishment of a passing score for written examinations; to provide for complaints, investigations, accusations and hearings relating to charges of violations of law against a psychologist; to provide for procedure in actions relating to alleged offenses by psychologists; to change the grounds for revoking, suspending or restricting the license of a psychologist; to provide for discipline if a psychologist is found guilty of a violation of law; to increase the maximum fine penalty from five hundred to one thousand dollars for violations of statutes regulating psychologists; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Section 40-55-180 so as to establish areas of specialization in the practice of psychology and limit a psychologist's activity and advertisement to his assigned area; to repeal Sections 40-55-10 and 40-55-120 relating to definitions of "academic member" and "non-academic member", and delete an exception for persons licensed without examination; to require the Commission on Higher Education to furnish the General Assembly with a report on the state supply of psychologists; and to reauthorize the existence of the State Board of Examiners in Psychology.-at
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03/11/82Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-15
03/11/82Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-16
04/28/82Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs SJ-20
04/28/82Senate Read second time SJ-21
04/28/82Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-21
04/29/82Senate Amended SJ-58
04/29/82Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-64
05/04/82House Introduced and read first time HJ-2755
05/04/82House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-2755
05/11/82House Committee report: Favorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-2880
05/26/82House Amended HJ-3567
05/26/82House Read second time HJ-3568
05/27/82House Read third time HJ-3610
05/27/82House Returned HJ-3610
05/28/82Senate House amendment amended SJ-319
05/28/82Senate Returned SJ-320
06/01/82House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-3670
06/03/82Senate Ratified R 537 SJ-85
06/10/82 Signed By Governor
06/10/82 Effective date 06/10/82
06/10/82 Act No. 430
06/21/82 Copies available

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