DC B23-0250 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on April 2 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-12-19 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced it defines the practice of professional art therapy which includes assisting people to improve cognitive and sensory-motor functions, increase self-esteem, cope with grief and traumatic experience, resolve conflicts and distress, and enhance social functioning through art media. It establishes licensure requirements for art therapists and provides for the addition of a professional art therapist to the Board of Professional Counseling.

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Professional Art Therapist Licensure Amendment Act Of 2019



2019-12-19CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-11-22CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-10-25CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-04-23CouncilReferred to Committee on Health
2019-04-12CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0250 Published in the DC Register
2019-04-02CouncilIntroduced in Office of the Secretary

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