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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 30TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
CHAPTER 681PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
SUBCHAPTER HLICENSING
RULE §681.112Provisional Licensing

(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 must:

  (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 license.

(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

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