Professional counselors, etc.; Board of Counseling to establish specified fees for licensure, etc. (SB1325)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Counseling; fees. Requires the Board of Counseling to establish, among other fees, specified fees for the licensure and certification of professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, substance abuse treatment practitioners, substance abuse counselors, substance abuse counseling assistants, and rehabilitation providers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103949D
01/18/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1325)
02/04/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Blank Action (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2013Bills placed in block (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Placed on Calendar
02/11/2013Read first time
02/11/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/14/2013Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Read second time
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1325
02/18/2013Passed House with amendment (97-Y 2-N)
02/18/2013VOTE: PASSAGE Emergency (97-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Emergency clause added
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1325)
02/22/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1325ER)
02/22/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1325ER)
03/25/2013G Vetoed by Governor
04/02/2013Placed on Calendar
04/03/2013Senate sustained Governor's veto


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 45 seconds.