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§ 19-402. Representations to the public, practice of social work

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 19. Social Workers (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2021
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 19-402
§ 19-402. Representations to the public, practice of social work
Unless authorized to practice social work under this title, a person may not:
(1) Represent to the public that the person is a licensed social worker; or
(2) Use any title, abbreviation, sign, card, or other representation that the person is a licensed social worker, including the use of the words “social worker” or “social work” and the use of the abbreviations “LBSW”, “LMSW”, “LCSW”, or “LCSW-C”.

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Added as Health Occupations § 18-402 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 19-402 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2000, c. 554, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2000; Acts 2013, c. 391, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2017, c. 548, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018; Acts 2017, c. 549, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018; Acts 2021, c. 781, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 782, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 859, 870.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 19-402, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 19-402
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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