Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Professional Licensing
Administrative Rules for Psychology - General Rules
Rule Set 2020-127 LR
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Thursday, September 9, 2021
G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium
525 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing, Michigan
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will hold a public hearing to receive public
comments on proposed changes to the Psychology - General Rules rule set.
The proposed revisions to the rules rescind the minimum English standards, supply conditions related to
consent, scope of practice, and standard of care for telehealth services, update educational standards,
supply information about postdoctoral internship standards, clarify the examination and needed passing
score for licensure, incorporate the recent legislative changes that allow licensure by endorsement for
individuals licensed in another state or a province of Canada, revise the requirements for verification of
licenses held in other jurisdictions, clarify that supervision may take place via in-person or two-way real-
time interaction between the supervisor and supervisee, and allow proof of licensure in a province of
Canada for purposes of relicensure.
By authority conferred on the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs under MCL 333.16145,
MCL 333.16148, MCL 333.18201, MCL 333.18223, and MCL 333.18233 and Executive Reorganization
Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003-1 and 2011-4, MCL 338.3501, 445.2001, 445.2011, and 445.2030. The
proposed rules will take effect immediately after filing with the Secretary of State. The proposed rules are
Register in the 9/1/2021 issue. Copies of these proposed rules may also be obtained by mail or
electronic transmission at the following address: BPL-BoardSupport@michigan.gov.
Comments on these proposed rules may be made at the hearing or by mail or electronic mail at the
following address until 9/9/2021 at 05:00PM.
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bureau of Professional Licensing – Boards and
Committees Section P.O. Box 30670 Lansing, MI 48909-8170 Attention: Policy Analyst
The public hearing will be conducted in compliance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. If the
hearing is held at a physical location, the building will be accessible with handicap parking available.
Anyone needing assistance to take part in the hearing due to disability may call 517-241-7500 to make