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Legislative Advisories Operative July 1, 2018

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LEGISLATIVE ADVISORY: AB 1188 (Nazarian) – CHAPTER 557, STATUTES OF 2017 - Health Professions Development: Loan Repayment.

Operative July 1, 2018

Attention Board of Psychology Stakeholders:

Assembly Bill 1188 (Nazarian) was signed by Governor Brown on October 7, 2017, and becomes operative July 1, 2018. This legislation amends Section 2987.2 in the Business and Professions Code to increase the fee collected by the Board at the time of psychologist’s renewal for deposit into the Mental Health Practitioner Education Fund.


Operative July 1, 2018, the fee collected for the Mental Health Practitioner Education Fund at the time of renewal from all active and inactive Board of Psychology (Board) licensed psychologists will be increased from $10.00 to $20.00.

This change in fees will affect all licensed psychologists during their renewal process. The table below illustrates the new renewal fees.

Current Fees Fees for Licensees Renewing on or after July 1, 2018
Active Psychologist Renewal - $420.00 $430.00
Inactive Psychologist Renewal - $50.00 $60.00


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