H103 - 2022 Appropriations Act. (SL 2022-74)
Session Year 2022
Overview: Section 9K.3 of S.L. 2022-74 authorizes an individual to engage in the practice of behavior analysis without the supervision of a licensed psychologist under the following circumstances:

  • The individual is licensed or certified in another state or jurisdiction as a behavior analyst, assistant behavior analyst, or behavior technician, as defined in the statutes (G.S. 90-732).
  • The individual is nationally accredited by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, or its successor, as a board-certified behavior analyst, board-certified assistant behavior analyst, or registered behavior technician.
  • The individual is nationally accredited by the Qualified Applied Behavior Analysis Credentialing Board, or its successor, as a qualified behavior analyst, qualified autism services practitioner supervisor, or applied behavior analysis technician.

The section further provides that assistant behavior analysts, behavior technicians, or their nationally accredited equivalents authorized to practice under this section must be supervised by a behavior analyst in accordance with the law (Article 43 of Chapter 90 of the General Statutes).

This section became effective July 11, 2022, and expires 60 calendar days from the date the North Carolina Behavior Analysis Board accepts licensure applications for behavior analysts, assistant behavior analysts, and behavior technicians.

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