SCS SB 962 -- ATHLETIC TRAINERS
SPONSOR: Clemens (Lager)
COMMITTEE ACTION: Voted "do pass by consent" by the Committee on
Professional Registration and Licensing by a vote of 14 to 0.
This substitute requires the licensing of athletic trainers by
the State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts. Currently,
athletic trainers are only required to be registered.
FISCAL NOTE: No impact on state funds in FY 2005, FY 2006, and
PROPONENTS: Supporters say that athletic trainers are the only
group under the purview of the State Board of Registration for
the Healing Arts which are not licensed. The bill changes their
status from registered to licensed and brings consistency to the
Testifying for the bill were Senator Clemens; and Missouri
Athletic Trainers' Association.
OPPONENTS: There was no opposition voiced to the committee.
Bob Dominique, Legislative Analyst