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HF 1272

as introduced - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to professional firms; including marriage and
family therapy in the definition of professional
services; allowing marriage and family therapists to
practice professional services in combination;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, sections 319B.02,
subdivision 19; 319B.40.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 319B.02,
subdivision 19, is amended to read:


Subd. 19.

Professional services.

"Professional services"
means services of the type required or permitted to be furnished
by a professional under a license, registration, or certificate
issued by the state of Minnesota to practice medicine and
surgery under sections 147.01 to 147.22, as a physician
assistant pursuant to sections 147A.01 to 147A.27, chiropractic
under sections 148.01 to 148.105, registered nursing under
sections 148.171 to 148.285, optometry under sections 148.52 to
148.62, psychology under sections 148.88 to 148.98, social work
under sections 148B.18 to 148B.289, new text beginmarriage and family therapy
under sections 148B.29 to 148B.39,
new text enddentistry and dental hygiene
under sections 150A.01 to 150A.12, pharmacy under sections
151.01 to 151.40, podiatric medicine under sections 153.01 to
153.25, veterinary medicine under sections 156.001 to 156.14,
architecture, engineering, surveying, landscape architecture,
geoscience, and certified interior design under sections 326.02
to 326.15, accountancy under chapter 326A, or law under sections
481.01 to 481.17, or under a license or certificate issued by
another state under similar laws. Professional services
includes services of the type required to be furnished by a
professional pursuant to a license or other authority to
practice law under the laws of a foreign nation.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 319B.40, is
amended to read:


319B.40 PROFESSIONAL HEALTH SERVICES.

(a) Individuals who furnish professional services pursuant
to a license, registration, or certificate issued by the state
of Minnesota to practice medicine pursuant to sections 147.01 to
147.22, as a physician assistant pursuant to sections 147A.01 to
147A.27, chiropractic pursuant to sections 148.01 to 148.106,
registered nursing pursuant to sections 148.171 to 148.285,
optometry pursuant to sections 148.52 to 148.62, psychology
pursuant to sections 148.88 to 148.98, social work pursuant to
sections 148B.18 to 148B.289, new text beginmarriage and family therapy
pursuant to sections 148B.29 to 148B.39,
new text enddentistry pursuant to
sections 150A.01 to 150A.12, pharmacy pursuant to sections
151.01 to 151.40, or podiatric medicine pursuant to sections
153.01 to 153.26 are specifically authorized to practice any of
these categories of services in combination if the individuals
are organized under this chapter.

(b) This authorization does not authorize an individual to
practice any profession, or furnish a professional service, for
which the individual is not licensed, registered, or certified,
but otherwise applies regardless of any contrary provision of a
licensing statute or rules adopted pursuant to that statute,
related to practicing and organizing in combination with other
health services professionals.

Sec. 3. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day following final
enactment.
new text end