Behavior analysts or assistant behavior analysts; licensure criteria, certifying entities. (HB1946)

Introduced By

Del. Otto Wachsmann (R-Sussex)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Behavior analysts; assistant behavior analysts; licensure criteria; certifying entities. Provides in the criteria for licensure as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst established by the Board of Medicine that certain documentation must be provided by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board or its successor. Under current law, such documentation must be provided by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board or any other entity that is nationally accredited to certify practitioners of behavior analysis. This bill is identical to SB 1406. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2023Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23102108D
01/10/2023Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB1946)
01/19/2023Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/24/2023Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/31/2023Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2023Read first time
02/03/2023Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2023Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/06/2023VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2023Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2023Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2023Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2023Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2023Read third time
02/20/2023Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2023Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1946ER)
02/23/2023Impact statement from DPB (HB1946ER)
02/23/2023Signed by Speaker
02/25/2023Signed by President
03/02/2023Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 2, 2023
03/02/2023G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
03/27/2023G Approved by Governor-Chapter 693 (effective 7/1/23)
03/27/2023G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0693)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1406.