SENATE BILL 6630
State of Washington 55th Legislature 1998 Regular Session
By Senators Wood, Fairley, Strannigan, Wojahn, Rasmussen and Thibaudeau
Read first time 01/23/98. Referred to Committee on Health & Long‑Term Care.
AN ACT Relating to counselors; and amending RCW 18.19.170.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 18.19.170 and 1996 c 191 s 6 are each amended to read as follows:
A certificate issued under this chapter shall be renewed as
provided in RCW 43.70.250 and 43.70.280. The secretary ((
establish continuing competence requirements by rule in consultation with
the mental health quality assurance council. Certified counselors are
responsible for obtaining thirty-six clock hours of continuing education during
the two-year reporting period immediately preceding renewal of certification,
at least six hours of which must be in professional ethics and law.
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