CHAPTER NO. 878
SENATE BILL NO. 2835
Substituted for: House Bill No. 2499
By Lois DeBerry, Armstrong, Bowers, Langster
AN ACT To amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 11, relative to reciprocity for psychologists.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 63-11-211, is amended by designating the existing language as subsection (a) and by adding the following language as subsection (b):
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a), the board shall grant a license without an assembled written or oral examination to any person who at the time of application:
(1) Is licensed or certified in good standing with a similar board of another state;
(2) Has passed the National Examination for the Practice of Professional Psychology at a level greater than or equal to the level required in this state;
(3) Can show reasonable proof that the applicant has available employment in this state by means of letters or other reasonable proof; and
(4) Received a psychologist license after January 1, 1995, but before June 1, 1995.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.
PASSED: April 23, 1998
APPROVED this 6th day of May 1998