Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Statutes-Laws

Please know that neither the executive director nor staff may interpret statute or rules or assist an applicant or a licensee with an ethical dilemma — seek professional legal counsel or other professional consultation for these types of inquiries. Staff may not speak for the board nor predict how the board may act in any particular case, as per Title 22 of the Texas Administrative Code,

§681.4 Transaction of Official Business (b) The board shall not be bound in any way by any statement or action on the part of any board or staff member except when a statement or action is pursuant to specific instructions of the board.

View the current statutes on the State of Texas website, which include, but may not be limited to:

To search the text of the laws available through the links listed above, while viewing the webpage, press “Ctrl” + “F” to reveal a “Find” dialog box at the top of the page. Enter the key word or phrase in the field indicated. Use the “Previous” and “Next” buttons to navigate through the page and view each highlighted occurrence of the key word or phrase that you entered.

To print the text of the laws available through the links listed above, while viewing the webpage, select from the top menu “File” and “Print.” “Page Setup” and “Print Preview” are options that are also available through the “File” menu.

Alternatively, the text of Texas Statutes may be accessed through the Texas Constitution and Statutes portal (rather than via the direct links listed above) at http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/. This portal page also notes the number of the Legislature and date for the current laws.

Note: You can find the Texas Occupations Code on the Texas Constitution and Statutes website by scrolling and selecting "Occupations Code" on the first drop down box, then on Article/Chapter, scroll and select "Chapter 503, Licensed Professional Counselors", and finally select the "Go" button to view or print the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 503.

 

Last updated August 4, 2016