AB 1113 - An Act to Amend Section 5068.5 of the Penal Code, Relating to Prisoners.

Prisoners: professional mental health providers: marriage and family therapists. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law requires any person employed or under contract to provide mental health diagnostic or treatment or other mental health services in the state correctional system to be a physician and surgeon, psychologist, or other health professional, licensed to practice in this state, except as specified. This licensure requirement may be waived in order for a person to gain qualifying experience… More
Existing law requires any person employed or under contract to provide mental health diagnostic or treatment or other mental health services in the state correctional system to be a physician and surgeon, psychologist, or other health professional, licensed to practice in this state, except as specified. This licensure requirement may be waived in order for a person to gain qualifying experience for licensure as a psychologist or clinical social worker in this state.

This bill would also authorize the waiver for a person to gain qualifying experience for licensure as a marriage and family therapist. The bill would provide that a person gaining qualifying experience for licensure as a marriage and family therapist is limited to working within his or her scope of practice. Hide
 
Status:
The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on July 16, 2009.

voted YES: 35 voted NO: 0
5 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Section 5068.5 of the Penal Code, Relating to Prisoners.

AB 1113 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
Existing law requires any person employed or under contract to provide mental health diagnostic or treatment or other mental health services in the state correctional system to be a physician and surgeon, psychologist, or other health professional, licensed to practice in this state, except as specified. This licensure requirement may be waived in order for a person to gain qualifying experience for licensure as a psychologist or clinical social worker in this state.

This bill would also authorize the waiver for a person to gain qualifying experience for licensure as a marriage and family therapist. The bill would provide that a person gaining qualifying experience for licensure as a marriage and family therapist is limited to working within his or her scope of practice.
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Title
An Act to Amend Section 5068.5 of the Penal Code, Relating to Prisoners.
Author(s)
Bonnie Lowenthal, Joel Anderson
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Prisoners: professional mental health providers: marriage and family therapists
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/27/2009
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection4/14/2009
    Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations4/29/2009
    Passed Assembly5/18/2009
    Passed Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development6/22/2009
    Passed Senate7/16/2009
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)7/30/2009
    Became law (chaptered).8/06/2009
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer ProtectionDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.4/14/2009This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection
    8 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.4/29/2009This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
    14 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 1113 LOWENTHAL Assembly Third Reading5/18/2009This bill PASSED the Assembly
    71 voted YES 0 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic DevelopmentDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.6/22/2009This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development
    10 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB1113 Bonnie Lowenthal By Negrete McLeod7/16/2009This bill PASSED the Senate
    35 voted YES 0 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/27/2009
    2/27/2009Introduced. To print.
    3/01/2009From printer. May be heard in committee March 30.
    3/02/2009Read first time.
    3/26/2009Referred to Com. on B. & P.
    select this voteVote4/14/2009Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    4/15/2009From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 8. Noes 0.) (April 14).
    select this voteVote4/29/2009Do pass.
    4/30/2009From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 14. Noes 0.) (April 29).
    5/04/2009Read second time. To third reading.
    5/14/2009Read third time, amended, and returned to third reading. (Page 1441.).
    5/18/2009Read third time, passed, and to Senate. (Ayes 71. Noes 0. Page 1533.)
    5/18/2009In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage5/18/2009AB 1113 LOWENTHAL Assembly Third Reading
    6/04/2009Referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.
    select this voteVote6/22/2009Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
    6/22/2009From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 10. Noes 0.) (June 22).
    6/29/2009From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.
    6/30/2009Read second time. To third reading.
    7/16/2009Read third time, passed, and to Assembly. (Ayes 35. Noes 0. Page 1762.)
    7/16/2009In Assembly. To enrollment.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage7/16/2009Assembly 3rd Reading AB1113 Bonnie Lowenthal By Negrete McLeod
    7/30/2009Enrolled and to the Governor at 2:30 p.m.
    8/05/2009Approved by the Governor.
    8/06/2009Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 135, Statutes of 2009.

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    Psychiatrists & psychologists (split) [About]
    Health professionals [About]
    $0
    $0
    $934,315
    $934,315

    opposed this bill

    State & local government employee unions [About]
    Psychiatrists & psychologists (split) [About]
    5 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    An Act to Amend Section 5068.5 of the Penal Code, Relating to Prisoners.: Assembly 3rd Reading AB1113 Bonnie Lowenthal By Negrete McLeod

    5 organizations supported this bill

    American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 30). Bill Analysis 1113 6.30.2009. Retrieved September 24, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 30). Bill Analysis 1113 6.30.2009. Retrieved September 24, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Board of Behavioral Sciences
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 30). Bill Analysis 1113 6.30.2009. Retrieved September 24, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 30). Bill Analysis 1113 6.30.2009. Retrieved September 24, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Psychiatric Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 30). Bill Analysis 1113 6.30.2009. Retrieved September 24, 2010, from Leg Info.

    2 organizations opposed this bill

    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 30). Bill Analysis 1113 6.30.2009. Retrieved September 24, 2010, from Leg Info.
    American Psychological Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 30). Bill Analysis 1113 6.30.2009. Retrieved September 24, 2010, from Leg Info.

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$0$0Yes
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$0$32,150Yes
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0Yes
    John BenoitRCA-37$0$5,900Not Voting
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$0$16,300Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$0$29,400Yes
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$0$4,350Yes
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$0$35,250Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$0$34,400Yes
    Dave CoxRCA-1$0$1,500Yes
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$0$63,340Yes
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$0$0Yes
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Yes
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$0$5,600Yes
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$0$0Not Voting
    Loni HancockDCA-9$0$54,700Yes
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$0$8,400Yes
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$0$0Yes
    Bob HuffRCA-29$0$3,600Yes
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$0$43,000Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$0$62,950Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$0$27,600Yes
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$36,950Yes
    Abel MaldonadoRCA-15$0$6,600Yes
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$0$22,000Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$0$16,000Not Voting
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$0$37,750Not Voting
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$0$37,900Not Voting
    Curren PriceDCA-26$0$42,200Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$0$11,100Yes
    George RunnerRCA-17$0$5,900Yes
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$0$45,100Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$0$70,950Yes
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$0$4,500Yes
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$0$3,600Yes
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$0$21,250Yes
    Lois WolkDCA-5$0$60,775Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$0$28,300Yes
    Mark WylandRCA-38$0$0Yes
    Leland YeeDCA-8$0$55,000Yes

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$0$0Yes
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$0$32,150Yes
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0Yes
    John BenoitRCA-37$0$5,900Not Voting
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$0$16,300Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$0$29,400Yes
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$0$4,350Yes
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$0$35,250Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$0$34,400Yes
    Dave CoxRCA-1$0$1,500Yes
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$0$63,340Yes
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$0$0Yes
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Yes
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$0$5,600Yes
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$0$0Not Voting
    Loni HancockDCA-9$0$54,700Yes
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$0$8,400Yes
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$0$0Yes
    Bob HuffRCA-29$0$3,600Yes
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$0$43,000Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$0$62,950Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$0$27,600Yes
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$36,950Yes
    Abel MaldonadoRCA-15$0$6,600Yes
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$0$22,000Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$0$16,000Not Voting
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$0$37,750Not Voting
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$0$37,900Not Voting
    Curren PriceDCA-26$0$42,200Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$0$11,100Yes
    George RunnerRCA-17$0$5,900Yes
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$0$45,100Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$0$70,950Yes
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$0$4,500Yes
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$0$3,600Yes
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$0$21,250Yes
    Lois WolkDCA-5$0$60,775Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$0$28,300Yes
    Mark WylandRCA-38$0$0Yes
    Leland YeeDCA-8$0$55,000Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Psychiatrists & psychologists$182,750
    Health professionals$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    State & local government employee unions$934,315
    Psychiatrists & psychologists$182,750
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