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SB-401 Healing arts: psychology.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/12/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 401


Introduced by Senator Pan

February 12, 2021


An act to amend Section 2900 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to healing arts.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 401, as introduced, Pan. Healing arts: psychology.
Existing law, the Psychology Licensing Law, provides for the licensure, regulation, and discipline of psychologists by the Board of Psychology. Under existing law, the Legislature has made findings regarding the importance of regulating that practice.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to those legislative findings.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 2900 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

2900.
 The Legislature finds and declares that the practice of psychology in California affects the public health, safety, and welfare and is to shall be subject to regulation and control in the public interest to protect the public from the unauthorized and unqualified practice of psychology and from unprofessional conduct by persons licensed to practice psychology.