Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists
Rules Review Plan--Revised

The Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists submits this plan for Government Code, §2001.039, agency review of rules. The first plan was filed with the Texas Register Division on July 9,1998, 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

801. Licensure & Regulation of Marriage & Family Therapists

A. Introduction

801.1 Purpose

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801. Marriage & Family...

A. Introduction

801.2 Definitions

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801. Marriage & Family...

B. The Board

801.11 The Board

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801. Marriage & Family...

B. The Board

801.12 Petition for the Adoption of a Rule

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B. The Board

801.13 Executive Director

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B. The Board

801.14 Official Records

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B. The Board

801.15 Impartiality & Nondiscrimination

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801. Marriage & Family...

B. The Board

801.16 Policy on Disabled Applicants

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801. Marriage & Family...

B. The Board

801.17 License Certificate

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801. Marriage & Family...

B. The Board

801.18 Directory

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B. The Board

801.19 Fees

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801. Marriage & Family...

C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic Services & Code of Ethics

801.41 Purpose & Scope

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C. Rendering Professional...

801.42 Rendering Professional Therapeutic Services

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.43 Professional Representation

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.44 Relationships with Clients

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.45 Sexual Misconduct

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.46 Testing

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.47 Drug & Alcohol Use

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.48 Confidentiality

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.49 Therapists & the Board

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.50 Assumed Names

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.51 Consumer Information

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.52 Display of License Certificate

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.53 Advertising & Announcements

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C. Rendering Professional Therapeutic...

801.54 Research & Publications

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D. Application Procedures

801.71 Purpose

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D. Application Procedures

801.72 General

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D. Application Procedures

801.73 Required Application Materials

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

801.91 Purpose

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E. Criteria for Determining Fitness...

801.92 Finding of Non-Fitness for Licensure

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E. Criteria for Determining Fitness...

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

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F. Academic Requirements for Examination & Licensure

801.111 Purpose

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F. Academic Requirements for...

801.112 General

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F. Academic Requirements for...

801.113 Academic Requirements

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F. Academic Requirements forÓ

801.114 Academic Course Content

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G. Experience Requirements for Examination & Licensure

801.141 Purpose

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G. Experience Requirements for Exam...

801.142 Experience Requirements

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G. Experience Requirements for Exam...

801.143 Supervisor Requirements

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G. Experience Requirements for Exam...

801.144 Other Conditions for Supervised Experience

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H. Licensure Examinations

801.171 Purpose

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H. Licensure Examinations

801.172 Frequency

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H. Licensure Examinations

801.173 Applying for Examination

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H. Licensure Examinations

801.174 Examination

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801. Marriage & Family...

I. Issuance of License

801.201 Purpose

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801. Marriage & Family...

I. Issuance of License

801.202 License Issuance

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I. Issuance of License

801.203 Provisional License

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I. Issuance of License

801.204 Associate License

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801. Marriage & Family...

J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.231 Purpose

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J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.232 General

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801. Marriage & Family...

J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.233 Staggered Renewals

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J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.234 Licensure Renewal

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J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.235 Late Renewal

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J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.236 Inactive Status

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J. Licensure Renewal & Inactive Status

801.237 Surrender of License

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K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.261 Purpose

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K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.262 Deadlines

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K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.263 Clock-Hour Requirements for Continuing Education

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K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.264 Types of Acceptable Continuing Education

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K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.265 Continuing Education Sponsor

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K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.266 Criteria for Continuing Education

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K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.267 Determination of Clock-Hour Credits

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K. Continuing Education Requirements

801.268 Submission of Continuing Education

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L. Complaints & Violations

801.291 General

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L. Complaints & Violations

801.292 Criteria for Denial of Licensure

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L. Complaints & Violations

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

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L. Complaints & Violations

801.294 Violations by an Unlicensed Person

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L. Complaints & Violations

801.295 Power To Sue

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L. Complaints & Violations

801.296 Complaint Procedures

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L. Complaints & Violations

801.297 Monitoring of Licensees

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L. Complaints & Violations

801.298 Default Orders

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L. Complaints & Violations

801.299 Administrative Penalties

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L. Complaints & Violations

801.300 Suspension of License for Failure

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801. Marriage & Family...

M. Licensing of Persons with Criminal Backgrounds

801.331 Purpose

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M. Licensing of Persons with...

801.332 Criminal Conviction

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N. Settlement Conferences

801.351 Settlement Conference

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801. Marriage & Family...

O. Formal Hearings

801.361 Purpose

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O. Formal Hearings

801.362 General

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O. Formal Hearings

801.363 Notice

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O. Formal Hearings

801.364 Parties to the Hearing

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O. Formal Hearings

801.365 Subpoenas

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O. Formal Hearings

801.366 Depositions

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O. Formal Hearings

801.367 Prehearing conferences

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O. Formal Hearings

801.368 Hearing Procedures

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801.369 Action after the Hearing

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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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