SB17-108 - Sunset Speech-language Pathology Practice Act

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning continuation of the regulation of speech-language pathologists by the director of the division of professions and occupations, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2016 sunset report of the department of regulatory agencies.


Sunset Process - Senate Health and Human Services


The bill implements the recommendations of the sunset review and report on the certification of speech-language pathologists through the department of regulatory agencies by:


  • Extending the automatic termination date of the 'Speech-language Pathology Practice Act' to September 1, 2022, pursuant to the sunset law ( sections 1 and 2 of the bill); and
  • Removing references to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association ( sections 3 and 4 of the bill).
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


Latest update: April 24, 2017
04/24/2017 - Governor Signed
04/20/2017 - Sent to the Governor
04/20/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/18/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
04/05/2017 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
04/03/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/31/2017 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
03/31/2017 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/22/2017 - House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
03/16/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to Finance
02/17/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment
02/14/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/13/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
02/08/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
01/27/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services