Applicants qualified out-of-state; provisional license.
Upon application accompanied by fee the board may issue a license to any person who furnishes upon a form and in such manner as the board prescribes, evidence satisfactory to the board that he or she is licensed as a professional counselor or as a counselor associate by another state, territorial possession of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico if the requirements for such licensure or certification are substantially equivalent to those of this chapter.
In the event the board determines that requirements are not substantially equivalent to those of this chapter, the board may issue a provisional license. A provisional license may be renewed for an additional one-year period. Rules concerning the qualifications for provisional licensure shall be established by the board.
(Acts 1979, No. 79-423, p. 649, §15; Act 2006-566, p. 1314, §1.)