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House Bill No. 5215

Public Act No. 06-107

AN ACT CONCERNING SEXUAL ASSAULT BY HYPNOTISTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subdivision (9) of section 53a-65 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2006):

(9) "Psychotherapist" means a physician, psychologist, nurse, substance abuse counselor, social worker, clergyman, marital and family therapist, mental health service provider, hypnotist or other person, whether or not licensed or certified by the state, who performs or purports to perform psychotherapy.

Approved June 2, 2006