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HOUSE BILL NO. 361<br /> – Social work examiners, duties


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H0361.................................................by HEALTH AND WELFARE
SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS - Amends existing law to authorize the Board of
Social Work Examiners to establish, by rule, an inactive license status.

01/17    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
01/18    Rpt prt - to Health/Wel
01/25    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
01/28    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
01/31    3rd rdg - PASSED - 66-0-4
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black,
      Block, Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon,
      Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart,
      Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador, Lake,
      LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Mortimer,
      Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould,
      Ringo, Roberts, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02),
      Shepherd(08), Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Smith(24), Stevenson,
      Thayn, Thomas, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Jaquet, Snodgrass, Trail, Wood(35)
    Floor Sponsor - Henbest
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/01    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Health/Wel
02/05    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/06    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/11    3rd rdg - PASSED - 34-0-1
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett,
      Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes,
      Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst,
      Little, Lodge, Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce,
      Richardson, Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner, Werk
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Stennett
    Floor Sponsor - Werk
    Title apvd - to House
02/12    To enrol
02/13    Rpt enrol - Sp signed
02/14    Pres signed
02/15    To Governor
02/19    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 15
         Effective: 07/01/08

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-ninth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2008


                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 361

                              BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE

  1                                        AN ACT
  4        LICENSE STATUS.

  5    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

  6        SECTION 1.  That Section 54-3204, Idaho Code, be, and the same  is  hereby
  7    amended to read as follows:

  8        54-3204.  BOARD  --  POWERS AND DUTIES. The board shall have the following
  9    powers and duties:
 10        (1)  Adopt and amend rules to administer and carry out the  provisions  of
 11    this  chapter  and  for  the  conduct of its affairs, provided that such rules
 12    shall be promulgated in accordance with the provisions of chapters 26 and  52,
 13    title 67, Idaho Code;
 14        (2)  Maintain  a  list  of the names and addresses of all persons licensed
 15    under this act;
 16        (3)  At its discretion, contract with the bureau of occupational  licenses
 17    for  those  services  deemed  necessary  for the proper administration of this
 18    chapter;
 19        (4)  To prescribe by rule the minimum amount and kind of continuing educa-
 20    tion to be required of each social worker seeking to renew a  license  in  the
 21    state of Idaho;
 22        (5)  To establish by rule an inactive license status;
 23        (6)  To  take such action as may be necessary to enforce the provisions of
 24    this chapter and to regulate the practice of social work.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

REVISED           REVISED            REVISED            REVISED
                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                             RS 17370

This bill will allow the Board of Social Work Examiners to
establish a provision in rule for inactive license status to
enable those not actively practicing in Idaho to retain their

                           FISCAL NOTE

There is no fiscal impact on General or dedicated funds.

Name:   Tana Cory
Agency: Occupational License, Bureau 
Phone:  (208) 334-3233

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                           H 361