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Note from Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

The Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners ("Board") recently requested (and received approval for) an exemption to the rulemaking moratorium established by Executive Order 2018-02.  The scope of the rulemaking includes, but is not limited to:  reduction of 3 fees, aligning to recent statutory changes, allowing additional opportunities to conduct business electronically, modifying temporary license expiration and expanding the settings for licensees practicing under direct supervision.

At its May 4, 2018 meeting, the Board approved an initial draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to be put forth for public feedback.  The draft can be viewed on the Board's website at:, and will appear in either the June 1st or June 8th Arizona Administrative Register published by the Office of the Secretary of State.

Feedback is being accepted through August 31, 2018, and will be considered at the Board meeting on September 14, 2018.  There will be 2 public hearings on the proposed rulemaking as follows:

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.   BOARD ROOM C

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.   BOARD ROOM B

Both hearings will be held at: 1740 West Adams Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007, in the rooms indicated above.

You may submit feedback in writing through the email set up specifically for that purpose at  


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