(1) Applicants for LAC licensure who are currently licensed in another state or jurisdiction must submit a completed application on forms provided by the department. Completed applications include appropriate fees and required documents.

(2) Applicants must:

(a) hold a current, active license in good standing in another state or jurisdiction to practice addiction counseling. At the time of application, the standards of that state or jurisdiction must be substantially equivalent to Montana standards;

(b) have completed a Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprint background check per 37-35-202, MCA, within six months of the application date; and

(c) provide verification of any professional license(s) the applicant has ever held in any state or jurisdiction.

(3) Incomplete applications will automatically expire one year from the date the fee was received. If an application expires, the applicant must reapply and pay all appropriate fees.


History: 37-1-131, 37-35-103, 37-35-202, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-1-304, 37-35-103, 37-35-202, MCA; NEW, 1998 MAR p. 1408, Eff. 5/29/98; AMD, 2000 MAR p. 2963, Eff. 10/27/00; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1583, Eff. 7/1/06; TRANS, from Commerce, 2008 MAR p. 380; AMD and TRANS from ARM 24.154.421, 2013 MAR p. 1688, Eff. 9/20/13; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 1457, Eff. 8/20/16; TRANS from ARM 24.154.408, 2019 MAR p. 207, Eff. 2/23/19; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 2371, Eff. 12/28/19.