Roll Call: TN HB1840 | 2015-2016 | 109th General Assembly

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Bill Title: As enacted, declares that no person providing counseling or therapy services will be required to counsel or serve a client as to goals, outcomes, or behaviors that conflict with the sincerely held principles of the counselor or therapist; requires such counselor or therapist to refer the client to another counselor or therapist; creates immunity for such action; maintains liability for counselors who will not counsel a client based on the counselor's religious beliefs when the individual seeking or undergoing the counseling is in imminent danger of harming themselves or others. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 49 and Title 63.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 23-0)

Status: (Passed) 2016-05-02 - Comp. became Pub. Ch. 926 [HB1840 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]

Vote: HEALTH COMMITTEE: Rec. for pass. if am., ref. to Calendar & Rules Committee

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Result: Passed

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