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Amend HB 1501 (house committee report) as follows:
(1)  On page 2, strike lines 1 and 2 and renumber subsequent subdivisions of proposed Section 507.001, Occupations Code, accordingly.
(2)  On page 2, line 13, strike "nine" and substitute "seven".
(3)  On page 2, strike lines 21-23 and renumber subsequent subdivisions of proposed Section 507.051(a), Occupations Code, accordingly.
(4)  Strike "the psychology board," in each of the following places it appears:
(A)  page 3, lines 12-13, 18, and 22-23; and
(B)  page 4, line 25.
(5)  On page 3, line 26, strike "psychology board,".
(6)  Strike "501," in each of the following places it appears:
(A)  page 2, line 9;
(B)  page 9, line 20; and
(C)  page 10, line 25.
(7)  On page 5, line 1, strike "four" and substitute "three".
(8)  Strike page 30, line 22, through page 36, line 12.
(9)  Strike "executive council [board]" and substitute "board" in each of the following places it appears:
(A)  page 37, line 14;
(B)  page 38, line 9;
(C)  page 39, line 26;
(D)  page 40, lines 6, 10, and 26; and
(E)  page 41, lines 1, 4, 11, 19-20, and 21.
(10)  On page 38, line 21, strike "executive council's" and substitute "board's".
(11)  On page 38, lines 23 and 25, strike "executive council" and substitute "board" in each place it appears.
(12)  On page 39, line 7, strike "executive council may [board shall]" and substitute "board may [shall]".
(13)  On page 41, line 16, strike "executive council's [board's]" and substitute "board's".
(14)  Strike page 41, line 23, through page 43, line 4, and substitute the following:
SECTION 2.____.  Section 501.260(b), Occupations Code, is amended to read as follows:
(b)  The board shall set the standards to qualify for a license under this section. The standards must include:
(1)  satisfaction of minimum recognized graduate degree requirements;
(2)  completion of graduate course work at a regionally accredited institution of higher education in:
(A)  psychological foundations;
(B)  educational foundations;
(C)  interventions;
(D)  assessments; and
(E)  professional issues and ethics;
(3)  completion of at least 1,200 hours of supervised experience;
(4)  receipt of a passing score on a nationally recognized qualifying examination determined to be appropriate by the board and on any other examination required by the board; and
(15)  Strike page 43, line 8, through page 45, line 16, and substitute the following:
SECTION 2.____.  Section 501.351(a), Occupations Code, is amended to read as follows:
(16)  On page 45, line 22, strike "executive council [board]" and substitute "board".
(17)  Strike page 46, line 7, through page 49, line 10.
(18)  On page 90, line 2, strike "executive council" and substitute "board".
(19)  Strike page 134, line 10, through page 135, line 15, and renumber subsequent subdivisions of SECTION 2.112 accordingly.
(20)  Strike page 138, lines 24-26, and substitute "State Board of Pharmacy, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, and".
(21)  Strike page 140, line 13, through page 143, line 6, and substitute the following:
[(18)]  Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists;
(18)  Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council;
(19)  Texas Real Estate Commission;
(20)  Texas Department of Transportation;
(21)  State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners;
(22)  Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs;
(23)  secretary of state;
(24)  state fire marshal;
(25)  Texas Education Agency;
(26)  Department of Agriculture; and
(27)  Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
(22)  Strike page 143, lines 12 through 21, and substitute the following:
(C)  the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists;
(D)  the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council [State Board of Social Worker Examiners];
(E)  the Texas Board of Nursing;
(F)  the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners;
(G)  the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; or
(H)  another state agency authorized to
(23)  On page 143, lines 24 and 25, strike "(11), (18), and (19)," and substitute "and (11),".
(24)  Strike page 144, line 9, through page 145, line 13.
(25)  Strike page 146, lines 11 and 12, and reletter subsequent paragraphs of SECTION 4.001(2) accordingly.
(26)  Strike "501.059," in each of the following places it appears:
(A)  page 146, lines 20 and 26; and
(B)  page 147, line 2.
(27)  On page 148, lines 13 and 14, strike "the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists,".
(28)  Strike page 149, lines 16 and 17, and renumber subsequent subdivisions of SECTION 4.006(b) accordingly.
(29)  Add the following appropriately numbered SECTION to Article 2 of the bill:
SECTION 2.____.  Section 501.005, Occupations Code, is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 501.005.  APPLICATION OF SUNSET ACT.  The Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists is subject to Chapter 325, Government Code (Texas Sunset Act).  Unless continued in existence as provided by that chapter, the board is abolished and this chapter expires September 1, 2031 [2019].
(30)  Renumber the SECTIONS of the bill accordingly.