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2019 Senate Bill 5715: Establishing a streamlined process to increase the capacity of certain mental health providers to offer substance use disorder treatment
Introduced by Sen. David Frockt (Seattle) (D) on January 29, 2019
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Referred to the Senate Health & Long-Term Care Committee on January 29, 2019
Referred to the Senate Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care Committee on January 30, 2019
Substitute offered in the Senate on February 21, 2019
Requires the Department of Health (DOH) to certify an applicant as a chemical dependency professional (CDP) if they are a licensed professional or experienced agency-affiliated counselor, participate in a 35-hour training, pass the CDP examination, and complete at least 40 or 80 hours of supervised training.
Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on February 22, 2019