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     2-15-1744. Board of behavioral health. (1) (a) The governor shall appoint, with the consent of the senate, a board of behavioral health consisting of nine members.
     (b) Three members must be licensed social workers, and three must be licensed professional counselors. At least one of these members who is licensed as a social worker or professional counselor must also be licensed as a marriage and family therapist.
     (c) One member must be appointed from and represent the general public and may not be engaged in social work.
     (d) Two members must be licensed addiction counselors.
     (2) The board is allocated to the department for administrative purposes only as provided in 2-15-121.
     (3) Members shall serve staggered 4-year terms.

     History: En. Sec. 1, Ch. 544, L. 1983; amd. Sec. 17, Ch. 572, L. 1985; (2)En. Sec. 16, Ch. 572, L. 1985; Sec. 2-15-1854, MCA 1999; redes. 2-15-1744 by Sec. 221(2), Ch. 483, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 11, L. 2007; amd. Sec. 87, Ch. 61, L. 2007; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 109, L. 2009; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 130, L. 2015; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 288, L. 2015.

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