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GABA hosted a webinar to discuss the importance of licensure in Georgia. If you missed the informational presentation, or want to review the information provided, the webinar can be viewed from the link below until July 24th!

Behavior Analyst Licensing Board Updates

April 8th, 2024 

The Behavior Analyst Licensing Board has proposed rules and fees at the following link for review:


We would encourage all members to read these rules and submit questions or concerns. Interested parties affected by the rules may submit written comments to the Board no later than the close of business (4:30 pm) on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Written comments must be legible, signed, contain contact information from the maker (address, telephone number, email address), and addressed to:

Gabriel Sterling, Interim Division Director, Secretary of State, Professional Licensing Boards Division, Georgia Behavior Analyst Licensing Board, 237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia 31217.


During the public hearing, anyone may present data, make a statement, comment, or offer a viewpoint or argument, whether orally or in writing. Lengthy statements or statements of a considerable technical or economic nature, as well as previously recorded messages, must be submitted for the official record. Oral statements will be limited to five (5) minutes per person."  


Below is the link for the Webex meeting of the public hearing on April 18th at 9:45am in which the rules will be discussed.

HB 412 passed and signed into law!

We are so pleased to announce the passing of HB 412 as of May 2022.  Thank you for your letters of support and help!


Continued support and sponsorship will be needed to ensure the success and implementation of this bill.  See sponsorship tab to learn more about the opportunities.

The board now has a website that will be the best source for all new information regarding licensure in Georgia!  The schedule for board meetings is on the website and the public is allowed to attend the open portion of board meetings.  Visit the website now for more!


Representative Katie Dempsey presents HB 412 to the House of Representatives on February 10, 2022. 

Dr. Colin Muething, former president of GABA and the Licensure Committee chair describing the bill, the potential impact, and taking questions at the Regulated Industries Committee hearing in February 2021.

Rep. Katie Dempsey sharing about HB 412 during a Regulated Industries Committee hearing in February 2021. 

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