Missouri Code of State Regulations
Title 20 - DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND INSURANCE
Division 2095 - Committee for Professional Counselors
Chapter 1 - General Rules
Section 20 CSR 2095-1.005 - Committee for Professional Counselors-General Organization
Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 18, September 15, 2023
PURPOSE: This rule describes the organization and general methods of administration and communication concerning the division.
(1) The purpose of the Committee for Professional Counselors is to guide and advise the Division of Professional Registration relating to the regulation of professional counseling concerning the health, safety and welfare of the inhabitants of this state; to protect the inhabitants of this state from harm caused by dangerous, dishonest, incompetent, or unlawful practice of counseling and to implement and sustain a system for the examination and regulation of licensed professional counselors, provisional licensed professional counselors and counselors-in-training.
(2) The committee shall meet at least once a year to elect a chairperson and secretary by a majority of committee member votes. In the absence of the chairperson, the secretary shall preside. Additional meetings may be held as division and committee business requires and all meeting notices shall be posted in compliance with Chapter 610, RSMo or any other applicable law or rules.
(3) Unless otherwise provided by the statutes or regulations, all meetings of the committee may be conducted according to Robert's Rules of Order.
(4) Members of the public may obtain information or make a submission to the Division of Professional Registration or the Committee for Professional Counselors by writing PO Box 1335, Jefferson City, MO 65102-1335, by faxing a request to (573) 751-0735 or by e-mail at email@example.com. The telephone number for the committee office is (573) 751-0018 and the TDD number is (800) 735-2966.
AUTHORITY: sections 337.500, 337.520 and 337.535, RSMo 2000.* This rule originally filed as 4 CSR 95-1.005. Original rule filed Dec. 1, 2004, effective June 30, 2005. Moved to 20 CSR 2095-1.005, effective Aug. 28, 2006.
*Original authority: 337.500, RSMo 1985, amended 1989, 1996; and 337.520, RSMo 1985, amended 1989, 1993, 1995; and 337.535, RSMo 1985, amended 1989, 1992, 1999.