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RULE §463.13Requirements for Licensed Out-of-State Applicants
ISSUE 09/29/2017
ACTION Proposed
Preamble No Rule Available

(a)An applicant for licensure as a psychologist who provides documentation that the applicant is actively licensed and in good standing as a psychologist in another jurisdiction must meet the following requirements:

  (1)The applicant must be actively licensed as a provisionally licensed psychologist and [have already obtained provisional licensure and must document that the applicant is a provisionally licensed psychologist] in good standing.

  (2)[Supervised experience.] The applicant must affirm that the applicant has received 3,000 hours of experience supervised by a psychologist licensed in the state where the supervision took place. At least half of these hours (a minimum of 1,500 hours) must have been completed after the doctoral degree was conferred or completed. The formal internship year may be met either before or after the doctoral degree was conferred or completed, as indicated on the official transcript.

  (3)The applicant must document that the applicant has not received any disciplinary action (apart from disciplinary action related to Continuing Education) by any other jurisdiction and that there is no pending action or complaint against the applicant in any other jurisdiction.

   [(4)The applicant must take and pass the Board's Oral Examination, unless the applicant qualifies for a waiver from the examination.]

(b)An applicant meeting the requirements of subsection (a) of this section is considered to have met the requirements for licensure in Board rule §463.11 of this title (relating to Licensed Psychologist).

The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the proposal and found it to be within the state agency's legal authority to adopt.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on September 15, 2017


Darrel D. Spinks

Executive Director

Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

Earliest possible date of adoption: October 29, 2017

For further information, please call: (512) 305-7706

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