Montana Code Annotated 2003

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     2-15-1744. Board of social work examiners and professional counselors. (1) (a) The governor shall appoint a board of social work examiners and professional counselors consisting of seven members.
     (b) Three members must be licensed social workers, and three must be licensed professional counselors.
     (c) One member must be appointed from and represent the general public and may not be engaged in social work.
     (d) The board is allocated to the department for administrative purposes only as prescribed in 2-15-121.
     (e) The board is designated a quasi-judicial board. Members are appointed, serve, and are subject to removal in accordance with 2-15-124.
     (2) Notwithstanding the qualifications for appointment contained in subsection (1), a person may be appointed to the board without being licensed as a professional counselor if he is issued a license under Title 37, chapter 23, within 30 days after his appointment.

     History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 544, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 17, Ch. 572, L. 1985; (2)En. Sec. 16, Ch. 572, L. 1985; Sec. , MCA 1999; redes. by Sec. 221(2), Ch. 483, L. 2001.

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