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North Dakota Century Code Title 43. Occupations and Professions § 43-45-04. Board power, duties, and authority

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1. The board shall:

a. Administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter.

b. Evaluate the qualifications of applicants for a license to practice addiction counseling and issue addiction counselor, licensed clinical addiction counselor, and masters addiction counselor licenses under this chapter.

c. Establish ethical standards of practice for a licensee to practice addiction counseling in this state.

d. Establish continuing education requirements and approve providers of continuing education.

e. Approve clinical training programs.

f. Register clinical trainees and addiction counselor trainees.

g. Register interns.

h. Register clinical supervisors.

i. Register licensees for private practice.

j. Approve and administer examinations.

k. Periodically evaluate initial licensure coursework requirements and clinical training requirements to ensure the requirements are up to date and do not serve as an undue barrier to licensure.

2. The board may:

a. Adopt rules under chapter 28-32 to implement this chapter.

b. Issue subpoenas, examine witnesses, and administer oaths, and may investigate allegations of practices violating the provisions of this chapter.

c. Recommend prosecution for violations of this chapter to the appropriate state's attorney.

d. Recommend the attorney general bring civil actions to seek injunctive and other relief against violations of this chapter.

e. Collect fees for examinations, initial licensures, renewal of licenses, late renewals, private practice registrations, renewal of private practice registrations, approval of continuing education providers, and administrative fees.  The fees must be established by rule in amounts necessary to compensate the board for administration and enforcement of this chapter.

f. Employ persons to assist the board in carrying out the board's duties under this chapter.

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