IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 4, 2007
Mr. Reid (for Mr. Inouye) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To allow the psychiatric or psychological examinations required under chapter 313 of title 18, United States Code, relating to offenders with mental disease or defect, to be conducted by a clinical social worker.
This Act may be cited as the
Psychiatric and Psychological
Examinations Act of 2007.
Examinations by clinical social workers
Section 4247(b) of
title 18, United States Code, is amended, in the first sentence, by striking
psychiatrist or psychologist and inserting
psychologist, or clinical social worker.