§ 5-69-7. Powers and duties of the licensing board.
(a) The organization, meeting, and management of the licensing board shall be established by regulations promulgated by the department of health.
(b) In addition to duties set forth in this chapter, the licensing board shall:
(1) Examine and pass on the qualifications of all applicants identified by the ICRC/AODA member board that all standards have been successfully completed for licensure under this chapter, and recommend to the director that a license shall be issued to each qualified successful applicant, attesting to the applicant's professional qualification to practice as a "licensed chemical dependency professional" or a "licensed chemical dependency clinical supervisor";
(2) Recommend that the director adopt rules and regulations that set ICRC/AODA professional practice standards for licensed chemical dependency professionals and licensed chemical dependency clinical supervisors;
(3) Recommend modifications or amendments deemed necessary to effectuate its purpose;
(4) Be responsible for making recommendations to the director concerning all disciplinary functions carried out regarding all licenses under this chapter;
(5) Have any other powers required to carry out the provisions of this chapter.
(P.L. 1994, ch. 117, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 14, § 13; P.L. 2008, ch. 100, art. 11, § 1.)