Call to Action! Hearing July 19th

MaMHCA’s Bills to establish a stand-alone licensing board for LMHCs and an entry-level license for LMHCs; and Bills to fund a payment mechanism for agencies solely for the purposes of supervision, will be heard at a virtual Hearing held by the Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Use and Recovery (MHSUR) on:

Monday, July 19, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Here is a link to the information page about the Hearing


Persons who wish to testify, submit written testimony, or both may sign up and/or submit written testimony by completing a form on the hearing page through the URL:


Here is the URL to the sign-up form:


►The Committee will provide a link to join the public hearing to those who sign up to testify.


Persons planning to testify must sign up no later than 5:00pm on Thursday, July 15, 2021.


The Bills:

•Tentatively Scheduled to be heard around 3-3:30


H.2076 An Act establishing aboard of registration of licensed mental health counselors


•Also being heard:


H.2073 An Act establishing a Behavioral Health Workforce Development Trust Fund


H.2074 An Act relative to funding the Behavioral Health Workforce Development Trust Fund



Information and Fact Sheets about these Bills can be found on the MaMHCA website: