Psychology Pact Bill

HB 1046/SB 748 Psychology Compact (PSYPACT)

Senate Primary Sponsors: Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R-Forsyth), Sen. Louis Pate (R-Lenior)

House Primary Sponsors: Rep. Josh Dobson (R-Avery), Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth), Rep. Donna White (R-Johnston) 

Bill Movement

House

This bill was filed in the House on May 30, 2018. This bill was referred to the House Health Committee on May 31, 2018.

Senate

This bill was filed in the Senate on May 24, 2018. This bill was referred to the Senate Rules Committee on May 29, 2018.

Bill Summary

This bill would establish a psychology inter jurisdictional compact (PSYPACT) in order to increase public access to psychological services by allowing for tele psychological practice across state lines as well as temporary in person services.

All psychologists using this act must hold a graduate degree in psychology that must include a minimum of 3 years for a doctoral degree and a minimum one one year for a master’s degree. Participants must all a posses a full, current and unrestricted license to practice psychology in their home state.

 
 

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