WSR 02-09-041

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


(Counselor Programs)

[ Filed April 12, 2002, 1:04 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: April 12, 2002.

Purpose: Repeal obsolete WACs.

Repealing the education, experience, examination, AIDS/HIV, and fee requirements for certified mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists and social workers.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 246-810-320, 246-810-321, 246-810-332, 246-810-340, 246-810-520, 246-810-521, 246-810-532, 246-810-540, 246-810-720, 246-810-732, and 246-810-740.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 18.19 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 01-20-117 on October 13 [3], 2001.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 12.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 12.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

April 12, 2002

Mary C. Selecky

Secretary

OTS-5056.1


REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 246-810-320 Education requirements -- Degree equivalents.
WAC 246-810-321 Program equivalency.
WAC 246-810-332 Supervised postgraduate experience.
WAC 246-810-340 Examination.
WAC 246-810-520 Education requirements.
WAC 246-810-521 Behavioral sciences -- Program equivalency.
WAC 246-810-532 Supervised postgraduate experience.
WAC 246-810-540 Examination for certified mental health counselors.
WAC 246-810-720 Education requirements.
WAC 246-810-721 Education and experience equivalency.
WAC 246-810-732 Supervised postgraduate experience.
WAC 246-810-740 Examination required.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office