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74-5316.Temporary license. (a) Upon application, the board may issue temporary licenses to persons who have met all qualifications for licensure under provisions of the licensure of psychologists act of the state of Kansas, except passage of the required examination, pursuant to K.S.A. 74-5310, and amendments thereto, who must wait for completion of the next examination, who have paid the required application, examination and temporary license fees and who have submitted documentation as required by the board, under the following:

(1) The temporary license shall expire upon receipt and recording of the temporary licensee's second examination score by the board if such temporary licensee fails the examination after two attempts or upon the date the board issues or denies the temporary licensee a license to practice psychology if such temporary licensee passes the examination;

(2) such temporary licensee shall take the next license examination subsequent to the date of issuance of the temporary license unless there are extenuating circumstances approved by the board;

(3) the board shall adopt rules and regulations prescribing continuing education requirements for temporary licensees, including, but not limited to, a requirement that temporary licensees shall complete a minimum of 25 contact hours of continuing education during the two-year period of temporary licensure, which shall include a minimum of three hours in psychology ethics;

(4) no person may work under a temporary license except under the supervision of a licensed psychologist as prescribed in rules and regulations adopted by the board; and

(5) the fee for such temporary license shall be fixed by rules and regulations adopted by the board and shall not exceed $200.

(b) Upon application, the board may issue temporary licenses not to exceed two years to persons who have met all qualifications for licensure under provisions of such act, except completion of the postdoctoral supervised work experience pursuant to subsection (a)(4) of K.S.A. 74-5310, and amendments thereto, who have paid the required application and temporary license fees and who have submitted documentation as required by the board, under the following:

(1) The temporary license shall expire at the end of the two-year period after issuance or if such temporary licensee is denied a license to practice psychology;

(2) the temporary license may be renewed for one additional two-year period after expiration;

(3) temporary licensees shall take the license examination pursuant to subsection (a)(4) of K.S.A. 74-5310, and amendments thereto, subsequent to the date of issuance and prior to expiration of the temporary license unless there are extenuating circumstances approved by the board;

(4) temporary licensees shall be working toward the completion of the postdoctoral supervised work experience prescribed in subsection (a)(4) of K.S.A. 74-5310, and amendments thereto;

(5) the board shall adopt rules and regulations prescribing continuing education requirements for temporary licensees, including, but not limited to, a requirement that temporary licensees shall complete a minimum of 25 contact hours of continuing education during the two-year period of temporary licensure, which shall include a minimum of three hours in psychology ethics;

(6) no temporary licensee may work under a temporary license except under the supervision of a licensed psychologist as prescribed in rules and regulations adopted by the board; and

(7) the fee for a renewal of the temporary license shall be fixed by rules and regulations adopted by the board and shall not exceed $200 per issuance.

(c) A person practicing psychology with a temporary license may not use the title "licensed psychologist" or the initials "LP" independently.  The word "licensed" may be used only when preceded by the word "temporary" such as temporary licensed psychologist, or the initials "TLP."

(d) This section shall be part of and supplemental to the provisions of article 53 of chapter 74 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto.

(e) As used in this section, "temporary licensee" means any person practicing psychology with a temporary license pursuant to subsection (b) or (c) of this section.

History: L. 1967, ch. 432, § 16; L. 1986, ch. 299, § 18; L. 1999, ch. 108, § 5; L. 2007, ch. 13, § 8; July 1.



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