Renewal Period 2014
For information regarding the 2014 renewal period please click here.
Proposed Rules Revisions
The North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors intends to adopt the rule cited as 21 NCAC 53.0310-.0311, .0901-.0902 and amend the rules cited as 21 NCAC 53.0102, .0204-.0206, .0208-.0212, .0301-.0302, .0304-.0305, .0307-.0308, .0403, .0501, .0503, .0601-.0604, .0701-.0702, .0801.
The North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors has submitted proposed rules revisions in order to update and clarify rules based on October1, 2009 statute changes.
Please click here for the text of the proposed rules revisions.
The proposed rules revisions have been published in the NC Register, Volume 28, Issue 18.
Proposed Effective Date: July 1, 2014
A public hearing will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014 from noon until 2:00PM. The location of the public hearing is: 111 W. Main St., Ste 100, Garner, NC 27529. At the public hearing, members of the public may submit in person written or oral comments about the proposed rule revisions.
Members of the public may submit written comments about the proposed rule revisions during the public comment period which runs from March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014. Written comments may be submitted to NCBLPC, Attn: Beth Holder, P.O. Box 1369, Garner, NC 27529-1369.
Procedure for Subjecting a Proposed Rule to Legislative Review:
If an objection is not resolved prior to the adoption of the rule, a person may also submit written objections to the Rules Review Commission after the adoption of the Rule. If the Rules Review Commission receives written and signed objections after the adoption of the Rule in accordance with G.S. 150B-21.3(b2) from 10 or more persons clearly requesting review by the legislature and the Rules Review Commission approves the rule, the rule will become effective as provided in G.S. 150B-21.3(b1). The Commission will receive written objections until 5:00PM on the day following the day the Commission approves the rule. The Commission will receive those objections by mail, delivery service, hand delivery, or facsimile transmission. If you have any further questions concerning the submission of objections to the Commission, please call a Commission staff attorney at 919-431-3000.