Health and Human Services

Audiology, speech-language compact approved

Nebraska is authorized to join an interstate compact for audiologists and speech-language pathologists under a bill passed March 25.

Sen. Carol Blood
Sen. Carol Blood

LB14, introduced by Bellevue Sen. Carol Blood, adopts the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact. Under the compact, individuals licensed in a member state may practice in any other member state without having to obtain a separate license.

The compact, which requires adoption by 10 states, is not yet in effect.

Senators approved the bill on a 47-0 vote.

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