2010 Legislative Update . Indiana Council of Community Mental Health Centers 2010 Winter Quarterly Meeting University Place Conference Center & Hotel – IUPUI February 11 th , 2010. Major Issues of 2010 Session. Overview of Legislation Three hundred and ninety (390) bills filed active in House
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Indiana Council of Community Mental Health Centers2010 Winter Quarterly Meeting
University Place Conference Center & Hotel – IUPUIFebruary 11th, 2010
Overview of Legislation
Three hundred and ninety (390) bills filed active in House
105 total House bills passed out of committee (27%)
Four Hundred and nineteen (419) bills filed in Senate
128 total Senate bills passed out of committee (32%)
Major Legislative Issues:
HB 1001 - Ethics Reform
SB 114 – Government Ethics
Property Tax Caps under:
Both allow for constitutional vote on caps for homesteads at 1%, other residential at 2%, and commercial at 3%.
“based on current practice and recovery focused models of care and that are intended to meet the individual treatment needs of the consumer.”
Sec. 1.5. An individual who applies for a license as a mental health counselor associate must meet the following requirements:
Furnish satisfactory evidence to the board that the individual has:
(A) received a master's or doctor's degree in mental health counseling therapy or in a related area as determined by the board from an institution of higher education that meets the requirements under section 2 of this chapter or from a foreign school that has a program of study that meets the requirements under section 2(3)(A) or 2(3)(B) of this chapter; and
(B) completed the educational requirements under section 3 of this chapter.
Furnish satisfactory evidence to the board that the individual does not have a conviction for a crime that has a direct bearing on the individual's ability to practice competently.
Furnish satisfactory evidence to the board that the individual has not been the subject of a disciplinary action by a licensing or certification agency of another state or jurisdiction on the grounds that the individual was not able to practice as a mental health counselor associate without endangering the public.
Pay the fee established by the board.
Pass an examination provided by the board.