5525 AMS WILS GUNN 016

SB 5525 - S AMD 610

By Senator Wilson

WITHDRAWN 02/13/2018

On page 1, line 8, strike "Subject to the appropriation of funds for this specific purpose, the state universities, regional universities, and the state college", and insert "The Central Washington University and the University of Washington"

On page 1, line 13, after "center.", insert "Other institutions of higher education may each employ a mental health counselor as provided in this section."

 

 

EFFECT:   

    Removes requirement for all public baccalaureates to hire a full-time mental health counselor and instead requires a mental health counselor at the University of Washington and Central Washington University.

    Allows other institutions of higher education to hire a mental health counselor on condition that there is funding.

 

 

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