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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 9 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 9

(By Delegates Morgan, Stephens, Swartzmiller,

Hartman, D. Poling, Givens, Martin, Rowan,
Manypenny, Poore and C. Miller)

Requesting that the Joint Committee on Government and Finance authorize a study of the law governing the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

Whereas, The Board regulating the profession of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology licensed over 700 speech-language pathologists and audiologists in 2009; and
Whereas, Changes have occurred in the practice of these professions that have not been incorporated into the regulatory framework governing the board; and
Whereas, The Legislature is committed to protecting the public through the licensure and regulation of professions and occupations in this state; and
Whereas, The statute governing the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Speech-language Pathology and Audiology should be reviewed to consider any appropriate and necessary revisions to the laws and rules governing these professions; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance is hereby requested to authorize a study of the law governing the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance report to the Regular Session of the Legislature, 2011, on its findings, conclusions and recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation necessary to effectuate its recommendations; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Legislative expenses necessary to conduct this study, to prepare a report and to draft necessary legislation be paid from legislative appropriations to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance.
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