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Legislative Year: 2020 Change
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Bill Detail: HB20-1219

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Title Sunset Continue Licensing Audiologists
Status House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations (03/12/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Professions & Occupations
House Sponsors J. Buckner (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Danielson (D)
House Committee Health and Insurance
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/30/2020
Description

Sunset Process - House Health and Insurance Committee. The
bill implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory

agencies' sunset review and report on the licensing of audiologists by
combining the audiologist practice act with the hearing aid provider
practice act and:
  • Continuing the licensing of audiologists for 11 years, to
2031 (sections 5 and 6 of the bill);
  • Requiring licensees and insurance carriers to report any
malpractice settlements or judgments to the director of the
division of professions and occupations in the department
of regulatory agencies within 30 days (section 1);
  • Requiring final agency actions to be appealed directly to
the court of appeals (section 2);
  • Amending the language in the grounds for discipline
referring to an alcohol or substance use disorder (section
3
);
  • Restoring the deceptive trade practice provisions related to
the sale of hearing aids (section 4); and
  • Making conforming amendments necessary to combine the
audiologist practice act with the hearing aid provider
practice act and make the additional recommended changes
(sections 7 through 35).

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