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§ 17-102. Purpose of title

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Professional Counselors and Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2008
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-102
§ 17-102. Purpose of title
In general
(a) The General Assembly finds that the profession of counseling and therapy profoundly affects the lives and health of the people of this State.
Counseling; public protection
(b) The purpose of this title is to protect the public by:
(1) Setting qualifications, education, training, and experience standards for counselors and therapists; and
(2) Promoting high professional standards for the practice of counseling and therapy.

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Added as Health Occupations § 15.5-102 by Acts 1985, c. 734, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 17-102 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2008, c. 505, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-102, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-102
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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