Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists
Rule Review Plan

In accordance with the Texas Government Code, §2001.039, added by Chapter 1499, Article 1, §1.11(a), 76th Legislature (1999), and the General Appropriations Act, 76th Legislature (1999) Article IX, §9-10.13, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists submits the following plan for review of its rules. The first plan was filed with the Texas Register Division on July 9,1998.

Chapter

Subchapter

Rule Section

Effective Date of Rules

Date Proposed Preamble Was Published for §39 or Rider 167 Review

Latest Date Proposed Preamble will go to the board

Date Proposed Published & Final Preambles went to the board

New Effective Date

Responsible Office

801. Licensure & Regulation of Marriage & Family Therapists

A. Introduction

801.1 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

A. Introduction

801.2 Definitions

5/11/00

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.11 The Board

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.12 Petition for the Adoption of a Rule

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.13 Executive Director

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.14 Official Records

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.15 Impartiality & Nondiscrimination

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.16 Policy on Disabled Applicants

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.17 License Certificate

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.18 Directory

5/11/00

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.19 Fees

5/11/00

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

B. The Board

801.20 Processing Applications

9/20/98

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic Services &; Code of Ethics

801.41 Purpose & Scope

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic Services & Code of Ethics

801.42 Rendering Professional Therapeutic Services

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.43 Professional Representation

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.44 Relationships with Clients

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.45 Sexual Misconduct

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.46 Testing

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.47 Drug & Alcohol Use

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.48 Confidentiality

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.49 Therapists & the Board

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.50 Assumed Names

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.51 Consumer Information

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.52 Display of License Certificate

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.53 Advertising & Announcements

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic…

801.54 Research & Publications

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

D. Application Procedures

801.71 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

D. Application Procedures

801.72 General

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

D. Application Procedures

801.73 Required Application Materials

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

E. Criteria for Determining Fitness of Applicants For Examination & Licensure

801.91 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

E. Criteria for Determining Fitness...

801.92 Qualifications of Applicants for Examination & Licensure

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

E. Criteria for Determining Fitness...

801.93 Materials Considered in Determining the Qualifications of Applicants

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

E. Criteria for Determining Fitness...

801.94 Finding of Non-Fitness for Licensure

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

E. Criteria for Determining Fitness...

801.95 Finding of Non-Fitness for Licensure Subsequent to Issuance of Licensure

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

F. Academic Requirements for Examination & Licensure

801.111 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

F. Academic Requirements for Examination…

801.112 General

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

F. Academic Requirements for Examination…

801.113 Academic Requirements

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

F. Academic Requirements for Examination…

801.114 Academic Course Content

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

G. Experience Requirements for Examination & Licensure

801.141 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

G. Experience Requirements for Examination

801.142 Experience Requirements

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

G. Experience Requirements for Examination

801.143 Supervisor Requirements

4/20/98

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

G. Experience Requirements for Examination

801.144 Other Conditions for Supervised Experience

5/11/00

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

H. Licensure Examinations

801.171 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

H. Licensure Examinations

801.172 Frequency

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

H. Licensure Examinations

801.173 Applying for Examination

5/11/00

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

H. Licensure Examinations

801.172 Examination

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

I. Issuance of License

801.201 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

I. Issuance of License

801.202 Issuance of Licenses

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

I. Issuance of License

801.203 Provisional License by Endorsement

9/20/98

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

I. Issuance of License

801.204 Temporary License

9/20/98

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.231 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.232 General

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.233 Staggered Renewals

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.234 Licensure Renewal

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.235 Late Renewal

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.236 Inactive Status

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.237 Surrender of License

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.261 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.262 Deadlines

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.263 Clock-Hour Requirements for Continuing Education

9/20/98

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education

9/20/98

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.265 Continuing Education Sponsor

9/20/98

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.266 Criteria for Approval of Continuing Education Activities

9/20/98

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.267 Determination of Clock-Hour Credits

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.268 Submission of Continuing Education

9/20/98

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.291 General

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.292 Criteria for Denial of Licensure

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.293 Procedures for Revoking, Suspending, Probating or Denying a License, or Reprimanding a Licensee

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.294 Violations by an Unlicensed Person

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.295 Power To Sue

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.296 Complaint Procedures

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.297 Monitoring of Licensees

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.298 Default Orders

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.299 Administrative Penalties

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

L. Complaints & Violations

801.300 Suspension of License for Failure To Pay Child Support

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

M. Licensing of Persons with Criminal Backgrounds

801.331 Purpose

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

M. Licensing of Persons with Criminal…

801.332 Criminal Conviction

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

N. Informal Disposition

801.351 Informal Disposition

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

O. Formal Hearings

801.361 Purpose

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

O. Formal Hearings

801.362 General

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

O. Formal Hearings

801.363 Notice

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

O. Formal Hearings

801.364 Parties to the Hearing

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

O. Formal Hearings

801.365 Subpoenas

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

O. Formal Hearings

801.366 Depositions

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

O. Formal Hearings

801.367 Prehearing conferences

4/20/94

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

O. Formal Hearings

801.368 Hearing Procedures

11/22/96

Jan-01

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801. Marriage & Family…

O. Formal Hearings

801.369 Action after the Hearing

11/22/96

Jan-01

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All comments should be submitted in writing to Kim Wolfe, Texas Register Liaison, Office of General Counsel, Texas Department of Health, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756.

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