Behavior and assistant behavior analysts; licensure by Board of Medicine. (HB1106)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Behavior analysts; licensure by Board of Medicine.  Gives the Board of Medicine authority to license behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts. The bill also (i) creates the Advisory Board on Behavior Analysis to assist the Board of Medicine on all matters relating to the practice of applied behavior analysis, (ii) requires the Board to promulgate emergency regulations within 280 days of enactment, (iii) contains an emergency clause, and (iv) requires the Board to issue provisional licenses to board certified behavior analysts and board certified assistant behavior analysts valid until June 20, 2014. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101385D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2012Committee substitute printed 12104159D-H1
01/18/2012Read first time
01/19/2012Read second time
01/19/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104159D-H1
01/19/2012Emergency clause added
01/19/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1106H1
01/20/2012Read third time and passed House (96-Y 1-N)
01/20/2012VOTE: PASSAGE EMERGENCY (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/26/2012Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2012Read second time
01/30/2012Read third time
01/30/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1106ER)
01/31/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1106ER)
01/31/2012Signed by Speaker
02/01/2012Signed by President
02/07/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 2/7/12)
02/07/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 4 minutes.