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House Health Hears Social Work Licensure Compact Legislation

Interstate Licensure Compact (Jan. 23, 2024) – Today, the House Health and Human Services Committee, chaired by Representative Brenda Landwehr (R-Wichita), held a hearing on House Bill 2484, enacting the Social Work Licensure Compact to provide interstate practice privileges for social workers.

Appearing before the committee as conferees were:

  • Dave Fye, Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
  • Karilyn Bison, Council of State Governments
  • Becky Fast, Kansas Chapter of National Association of Social Workers
  • Wendy Funk Schrag, Fresenius Medical Care
  • Stephanie Metzger, social worker
  • Ryan Speier, Integrated Psychiatric Consultants P.A.