SENATE Substitute For

HOUSE BILL NO. 5488

A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled

"Public health code,"

by amending sections 16317, 16343, and 18201 (MCL 333.16317, 333.16343, and 333.18201), section 16317 as added by 1993 PA 80 and section 16343 as added by 1993 PA 79, and by adding section 18211a.

the people of the state of michigan enact:


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Sec. 16317. (1) At Except as otherwise provided in section 16343, at the beginning of each state fiscal year, the department may increase the fees collected under sections 16319 to 16349 by a percentage amount equal to not more than the average percentage wage and salary increase granted for that fiscal year to classified civil service employees employed by the department.

(2) If the department increases fees under subsection (1), the


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increase shall be is effective for that fiscal year. The department shall use the increased fees shall be used by the department as the basis for calculating fee increases in subsequent fiscal years.

(3) By August 1 of each year the department shall provide to the director of the department of management and budget and the chairpersons of the appropriations committees of the senate and house of representatives a complete schedule of fees to be collected under sections 16319 to 16349 for the following fiscal year.

Sec. 16343. (1) Fees for a person licensed or seeking licensure to engage in the practice of psychology under part 182 are as follows:

(a)

Application processing fee.......................

$

50.00

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License fee, per year:

(i)

Full doctoral....................................

90.00

(ii)

Limited doctoral.................................

30.00

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Masters limited..................................

60.00

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Temporary limited................................

15.00

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Limited license, per year........................

40.00

(d)

Temporary license................................

15.00

(e)

Examination review fee...........................

20.00

(2) At the beginning of each state fiscal year, the department may increase the fees collected under this section by an amount no greater than the psychology interjurisdictional compact renewal amount to reasonably enforce the psychology interjurisdictional compact, to implement the psychology interjurisdictional compact, to pay a fee imposed by the psychology interjurisdictional compact commission, or to implement a needed change to an information technology system because of this state's membership in the


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psychology interjurisdictional compact.

(3) If the department increases fees under subsection (2), the increase is effective for that fiscal year and the increase applies only to those participating in the psychology interjurisdictional compact. The department shall use the increased fees as a basis for calculating fee increases in subsequent fiscal years.

(4) As used in this section, "psychology interjurisdictional compact" means the psychology interjurisdictional compact as enacted in section 16190.

Sec. 18201. (1) As used in this part:

(a) "Psychologist" means an individual who is licensed or authorized under this article to engage in the practice of psychology.

(b) "Practice of psychology" means the rendering to individuals, groups, organizations, or the public of services involving the application of principles, methods, and procedures of understanding, predicting, and influencing behavior for the purposes of the diagnosis, assessment related to diagnosis, prevention, amelioration, or treatment of mental or emotional disorders, disabilities or behavioral adjustment problems by means of psychotherapy, counseling, behavior modification, hypnosis, biofeedback techniques, psychological tests, or other verbal or behavioral means. The practice of psychology shall does not include the practice of medicine such as prescribing drugs, performing surgery, or administering electro-convulsive therapy.

(2) In addition to the definitions in this part, article 1 contains general definitions and principles of construction applicable to all articles in this code and part 161 contains definitions applicable to this part.


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Sec. 18211a. (1) A psychologist who has temporary authorization to practice under the psychology interjurisdictional compact or is authorized to practice interjurisdictional telepsychology under the psychology interjurisdictional compact is authorized to engage in the practice of psychology under this article.

(2) For purposes of this article, including the obligations of an individual who is licensed as a psychologist under this part, a psychologist who has temporary authorization to practice under the psychology interjurisdictional compact or is authorized to practice interjurisdictional telepsychology under the psychology interjurisdictional compact is considered a psychologist who is licensed under this part.

(3) As used in this section, "psychology interjurisdictional compact" means the psychology interjurisdictional compact as enacted in section 16190.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless House Bill No. 5489 of the 101st Legislature is enacted into law.