|(a) The board may grant a provisional license to a
person who holds, at the time of application, a license as a counselor
or art therapist issued by another state, territory, or jurisdiction
that is acceptable to the board. An applicant for a provisional license
(1) submit an application and license fee;
(2) be currently licensed in good standing as a counselor
or art therapist in another state, territory, or jurisdiction that
has licensing requirements that are substantially equivalent to the
regular licensing requirements of the Act and submit documentation
of such licensure including a letter of good standing and a copy of
the licensure file from the other state, territory or jurisdiction
or from the National Credentials Registry; and
(3) have passed the National Counselor Exam and the
Texas Jurisprudence Exam.
(b) A provisional license is valid for 180 days or
until the date the board issues a regular license or denies the provisional
licensee's application for a license, whichever occurs first.
(c) The board shall issue a regular license to the
holder of a provisional license if the board verifies that the provisional
licensee has the academic and experience requirements for a regular
(d) The board shall consider only states, territories,
and jurisdictions of the United States as acceptable for the purposes
of provisional licensing.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §681.112 adopted to be effective September 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 4134; amended to be effective May 4, 2006, 31 TexReg 3535; amended to be effective April 27, 2008, 33 TexReg 3268; amended to be effective May 20, 2012, 37 TexReg 3591; amended to be effective December 12, 2013, 38 TexReg 8889