Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners
Rules Review Plan--Revised

The Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners submits this plan for Government Code, §2001.039, agency review of rules. The first plan was filed with the Texas Register Division on May 20, 1998, and the second plan was filed on August 31, 2000.

22 TAC, 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 Rules Were Reviewed Next Date Review to be Completed by Responsible Office

781. Social Worker Licensure

A. General Provisions

781.101 Purpose & Scope

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A. General Provisions

781.102 Definitions

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B. The Board

781.201 Board Rules

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B. The Board

781.202 Board Meetings

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B. The Board

781.203 Board Training

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B. The Board

781.204 Transaction of Official Board Business

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B. The Board

781.205 Board Agendas

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B. The Board

781.206 Board Minutes

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B. The Board

781.207 Elections

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B. The Board

781.208 Officers of the Board

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B. The Board

781.209 Committees of the Board

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B. The Board

781.210 Executive Director

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B. The Board

781.211 Reimbursement for Expenses

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B. The Board

781.212 Official Records of the Board

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B. The Board

781.213 Impartiality & Non-discrimination

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B. The Board

781.214 Applicants with Disabilities

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B. The Board

781.215 The License

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B. The Board

781.216 Roster of Licensees

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B. The Board

781.217 Fees

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.301 Qualifications for Licensure

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.302 Supervision for specialty Recognition

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.303 Application

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.304 Documentation for Requirements of License

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.305 Fitness of Applicants for Licensure

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.306 Materials Considered in Determination of Fitness of Applicants

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.307 Finding of Non-fitness

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.308 Provisional Licenses

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.309 Temporary License

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.310 Examination Requirement

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.311 Alternate Method of Examining Competency

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.312 Issuance of Licenses

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.313 Application Denial

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.314 Required Reports to the Board

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C. License & Licensing Process

781.315 Surrender of License

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D. Code of Ethics & Professional Standards of Practice

781.401 Code of Ethics

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D. Code of Ethics & Professional Standards of Practice

781.402 Standards of Practice

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.501 General

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.502 Staggered Renewals

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.503 License Renewal

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.504 Late Renewal

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.505 Inactive Status

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.506 Emeritus Status

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.507 Active Military Duty

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.508 Hour Requirements for Continuing Education

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.509 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.510 Activities Unacceptable as Continuing Education

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.511 Approval of Continuing Education Sponsor

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.512 Acceptance of Continuing Education Approved by Another Licensing Board

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.513 Credit Hours Granted

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E. License Renewal & Continuing Education

781.514 Continuing Education Documentation

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.601 Purpose

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.602 Disciplinary Action; Notices

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.603 Complaint Procedures

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.604 Ethics Committee Meetings & Policy

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.605 Informal Hearing Meetings

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.606 Licensing of Persons with Criminal Backgrounds

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.607 Suspension, Revocation, or Nonrenewal

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.608 Informal Disposition

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.609 Default Orders

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F. Complaints & Violations

781.610 Monitoring of Licensees

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G. Formal Hearings

781.701 Purpose

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G. Formal Hearings

781.702 General

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G. Formal Hearings

781.703 Notice

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G. Formal Hearings

781.704 Subpoenas

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G. Formal Hearings

781.705 Prehearing Conferences

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G. Formal Hearings

781.706 Hearing Procedure

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G. Formal Hearings

781.707 Action after the Hearing

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H. Sanction Guidelines

781.801 Purpose

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H. Sanction Guidelines

781.802 Relevant Factors

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H. Sanction Guidelines

781.803 Severity Level & Sanction Guide

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H. Sanction Guidelines

781.804 Other Disciplinary Actions

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H. Sanction Guidelines

781.805 State Office of Administrative Hearings

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H. Sanction Guidelines

781.806 Probation

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H. Sanction Guidelines

781.807 Release from Probation

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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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