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California A.B. 2374 - Allied Health Credentialing Issues


Sponsor: Assemblymember Allan Mansoor (R)

Summary: Stipulates that the Department of Health Care Services is to require that the certifying organization consult with each of the other Department-approved nationally accredited certifying organizations and the National Practitioner Data Bank to determine whether the person, working within alcoholism or drug abuse recovery and treatment programs, has ever had his or her license or certification as a counselor revoked.

Status: Introduced 2/21/2014. Referred to Committee on Health 3/10/2014. Hearing scheduled 4/22/2014.

Outlook: The hearing will be open to the public. Public testimony will be accepted. Written testimony should be submitted in advance of the scheduled hearing. A vote may be taken at the discretion of the committee chair.

The sponsor is a member of the minority party and is a sitting member on the Committee on Health, the committee of referral. Democrats control both chambers of the Legislature as well as the office of the Governor.

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