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     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… A. Introduction 801.2 Definitions 5/11/00   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.11 The Board 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.12 Petition for the Adoption of a Rule 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.13 Executive Director 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.14 Official Records 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.15 Impartiality & Nondiscrimination 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.16 Policy on Disabled Applicants 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.17 License Certificate 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.18 Directory 5/11/00   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.19 Fees 5/11/00   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… B. The Board 801.20 Processing Applications 9/20/98   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic Services &; Code of Ethics 801.41 Purpose & Scope 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic Services & Code of Ethics 801.42 Rendering Professional Therapeutic Services 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.43 Professional Representation 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.44 Relationships with Clients 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.45 Sexual Misconduct 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.46 Testing 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.47 Drug & Alcohol Use 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.48 Confidentiality 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.49 Therapists & the Board 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.50 Assumed Names 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.51 Consumer Information 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.52 Display of License Certificate 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.53 Advertising & Announcements 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic… 801.54 Research & Publications 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… D. Application Procedures 801.71 Purpose 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… D. Application Procedures 801.72 General 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… D. Application Procedures 801.73 Required Application Materials 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… E. Criteria for Determining Fitness of Applicants For Examination & Licensure 801.91 Purpose 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… E. Criteria for Determining Fitness... 801.92 Qualifications of Applicants for Examination & Licensure 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… E. Criteria for Determining Fitness... 801.93 Materials Considered in Determining the Qualifications of Applicants 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… E. Criteria for Determining Fitness... 801.94 Finding of Non-Fitness for Licensure 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
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     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… F. Academic Requirements for Examination & Licensure 801.111 Purpose 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… F. Academic Requirements for Examination… 801.112 General 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… F. Academic Requirements for Examination… 801.113 Academic Requirements 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… F. Academic Requirements for Examination… 801.114 Academic Course Content 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… G. Experience Requirements for Examination & Licensure 801.141 Purpose 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… G. Experience Requirements for Examination 801.142 Experience Requirements 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… G. Experience Requirements for Examination 801.143 Supervisor Requirements 4/20/98   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… G. Experience Requirements for Examination 801.144 Other Conditions for Supervised Experience 5/11/00   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… H. Licensure Examinations 801.171 Purpose 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… H. Licensure Examinations 801.172 Frequency 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… H. Licensure Examinations 801.173 Applying for Examination 5/11/00   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… H. Licensure Examinations 801.172 Examination 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… I. Issuance of License 801.201 Purpose 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… I. Issuance of License 801.202 Issuance of Licenses 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… I. Issuance of License 801.203 Provisional License by Endorsement 9/20/98   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… I. Issuance of License 801.204 Temporary License 9/20/98   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status 801.231 Purpose 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status 801.232 General 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status 801.233 Staggered Renewals 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status 801.234 Licensure Renewal 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status 801.235 Late Renewal 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status 801.236 Inactive Status 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status 801.237 Surrender of License 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… K. Continuing Education Requirements 801.261 Purpose 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… K. Continuing Education Requirements 801.262 Deadlines 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… K. Continuing Education Requirements 801.263 Clock-Hour Requirements for Continuing Education 9/20/98   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… K. Continuing Education Requirements 801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education 9/20/98   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… K. Continuing Education Requirements 801.265 Continuing Education Sponsor 9/20/98   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… K. Continuing Education Requirements 801.266 Criteria for Approval of Continuing Education Activities 9/20/98   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… K. Continuing Education Requirements 801.267 Determination of Clock-Hour Credits 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… K. Continuing Education Requirements 801.268 Submission of Continuing Education 9/20/98   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… L. Complaints & Violations 801.291 General 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… L. Complaints & Violations 801.292 Criteria for Denial of Licensure 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
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     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… L. Complaints & Violations 801.294 Violations by an Unlicensed Person 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… L. Complaints & Violations 801.295 Power To Sue 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… L. Complaints & Violations 801.296 Complaint Procedures 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… L. Complaints & Violations 801.297 Monitoring of Licensees 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… L. Complaints & Violations 801.298 Default Orders 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… L. Complaints & Violations 801.299 Administrative Penalties 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… L. Complaints & Violations 801.300 Suspension of License for Failure To Pay Child Support 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… M. Licensing of Persons with Criminal Backgrounds 801.331 Purpose 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… M. Licensing of Persons with Criminal… 801.332 Criminal Conviction 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… N. Informal Disposition 801.351 Informal Disposition 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… O. Formal Hearings 801.361 Purpose 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… O. Formal Hearings 801.362 General 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… O. Formal Hearings 801.363 Notice 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… O. Formal Hearings 801.364 Parties to the Hearing 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… O. Formal Hearings 801.365 Subpoenas 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… O. Formal Hearings 801.366 Depositions 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… O. Formal Hearings 801.367 Prehearing conferences 4/20/94   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… O. Formal Hearings 801.368 Hearing Procedures 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS
801. Marriage & Family… O. Formal Hearings 801.369 Action after the Hearing 11/22/96   Jan-01     HCQS

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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