SB-1016, As Passed Senate, September 21, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBSTITUTE FOR

 

SENATE BILL NO. 1016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled

 

"Public health code,"

 

(MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211) by adding section 18255 to part 182A.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

PART 182A

 

APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

 

     Sec. 18255. (1) The Michigan board of behavior analysts is

 

created in the department and consists of the following 9 voting

 

members:

 

     (a) Four behavior analysts. The 4 members appointed under this

 

subdivision shall be behavior analysts who are licensed under this

 

part, except that the first 4 members appointed to the board under

 

this subdivision may be board-certified behavior analysts who are

 


not licensed under this part. Members described in this subdivision

 

shall be appointed in a manner that ensures that 3 of the members

 

serving on the board are engaged in providing clinical services and

 

1 is engaged in providing applied behavior analysis services to the

 

Medicaid population in addition to providing clinical services. As

 

used in this subdivision:

 

     (i) "Medicaid" means that term as defined in section 2701.

 

     (ii) "Medicaid population" means those individuals who reside

 

in this state and who are eligible for Medicaid.

 

     (b) One individual who is affiliated with a university in this

 

state and provides instruction or conducts research in applied

 

behavior analysis.

 

     (c) One assistant behavior analyst.

 

     (d) One physician who is licensed under part 170 or 175 and

 

works with patients with autism spectrum disorders or brain

 

injuries.

 

     (e) Two public members.

 

     (2) The terms of office of individual members of the board,

 

except those appointed to fill vacancies, expire 4 years after the

 

appointment on December 31 of the year in which the term expires.

 

However, for the members first appointed to the board under

 

subsection (1), 3 must serve for 2 years, 3 must serve for 3 years,

 

and 3 must serve for 4 years.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.

 

     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless Senate Bill No. 1015 of the 98th Legislature is enacted into


law.