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§ 19-102. Purpose of title

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth Occupations

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 19. Social Workers (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 19-102
§ 19-102. Purpose of title
Effect of profession on State
(a) The General Assembly finds that the profession of social work profoundly affects the lives, health, safety, and welfare of the people of this State.
Public protection
(b) The purpose of this title is to protect the public by:
(1) Setting minimum qualification, education, training, and experience standards for the licensing of individuals to practice social work; and
(2) Promoting and maintaining high professional standards for the practice of social work.


Added as Health Occupations § 18-102 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 19-102 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2000, c. 554, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000.
Formerly Art. 43, § 859.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 19-102, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 19-102
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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