CHAPTER Spe 100  ORGANIZATIONAL RULES

          PART Spe 101  PURPOSE AND SCOPE

                  Section Spe 101.01  Purpose

                  Section Spe 101.02  Scope

 

          PART 102  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Spe 102.01  Board

                  Section Spe 102.02  Board of Directors

                  Section Spe 102.03  Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals

                  Section Spe 102.04  Speech-Language Assistant

                  Section Spe 102.05  Speech-Language Pathologist

                  Section Spe 102.06  Speech-Language Pathology

 

          PART 103  DESCRIPTION OF THE BOARD AND BOARD MEETINGS

                  Section Spe 103.01  Composition of the Board

                  Section Spe 103.02  Relationship of the Board to the Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals

                  Section Spe 103.03  Responsibilities of the Board

                  Section Spe 103.04  Board Meetings and Quorum

                  Section Spe 103.05  Attendance at Meetings By Members of the Public

                  Section Spe 103.06  Notice of Meetings

                  Section Spe 103.07  Minutes of Board Meetings

 

          PART 104 PUBLIC INFORMATION

                  Section Spe 104.01  Office Location and Mailing Address, Telephone and Fax Numbers, Number for TTY/TDD Users and E-Address

                  Section Spe 104.02  Communication with the Board

                  Section Spe 104.03  Public Access to Records

 

CHAPTER Spe 200  PROCEDURAL RULES

          PART Spe 201  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Spe 201.01  Definitions

 

          PART Spe 202  PROCEDURES FOR THE RECEIPT OF MISCONDUCT COMPLAINTS AND THE CONDUCT OF DISCIPLINARY HEARINGS

                  Section Spe 202.01  Procedures for the Receipt of Misconduct Complaints and the Conduct of Disciplinary Hearings

 

          PART Spe 203  CONSTRUCTION OF RULES; RIGHT TO A HEARING - EXPIRED

                  Section Spe 203.01  Principles of Construction

                  Section Spe 203.02  Right to a Hearing

 

          PART Spe 204  CONDUCT OF HEARINGS BY PRESIDING OFFICER; WAIVER OF RULES

                  Section Spe 204.01  Presiding Officer

                  Section Spe 204.02  Withdrawal of Presiding Officer

                  Section Spe 204.03  Waiver or Suspension of Rules by Presiding Officer

 

          PART Spe 205  TIME PERIODS

                  Section Spe 205.01  Computation of Time

 

          PART Spe 206  FILING, FORMAT AND DELIVERY OF DOCUMENTS

                  Section Spe 206.01  Date of Issuance or Filing

                  Section Spe 206.02  Format of Documents

                  Section Spe 206.03  Delivery of Documents

 

          PART Spe 207  MOTIONS AND OBJECTIONS

                  Section Spe 207.01  Motions; Objections to Motions; Ruling on Motions

 

          PART Spe 208  COMMENCEMENT OF ADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS; APPEARANCES; PRE-HEARING CONFERENCES; RECORDING THE HEARING

                  Section Spe 208.01  Notice Commencing Adjudicative Proceedings

                  Section Spe 208.02  Appearances

                  Section Spe 208.03  Pre-hearing Conference

                  Section Spe 208.04  Recording the Hearing

 

          PART Spe 209  INTERVENTION; ROLE OF BOARD STAFF

                  Section Spe 209.01  Intervention Procedure

                  Section Spe 209.02  Effect of Intervention and Rights of an Intervenor

                  Section Spe 209.03  Role of Board Staff

 

          PART Spe 210  CONTINUANCES AND FAILURE TO ATTEND HEARING

                  Section Spe 210.01  Continuances

                  Section Spe 210.02  Failure of a Party to Attend or Participate in the Hearing

 

          PART Spe 211  REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS

                  Section Spe 211.01  Voluntary Production of Information

                  Section Spe 211.02  Motions to Compel Production of Information and Documents

                  Section Spe 211.03  Mandatory Pre-Hearing Disclosure of Witnesses and Exhibits

 

          PART Spe 212  HEARING PROCEDURE

                  Section Spe 212.01  Standard and Burden of Proof

                  Section Spe 212.02  Order of Testimony; Cross-Examination

                  Section Spe 212.03  Evidence

                  Section Spe 212.04  Proposed Findings of Fact and Rulings of Law

                  Section Spe 212.05  Closing the Record

                  Section Spe 212.06  Reopening the Record

                  Section Spe 212.07  Disposition

                  Section Spe 212.08  Rehearings

 

          PART Spe 213  SETTLEMENTS - EXPIRED

                  Section Spe 213.01  Settlement of Non-Disciplinary Issues

 

          PART Spe 214  RULEMAKING

                  Section Spe 214.01  Petitions for Rulemaking

                  Section Spe 214.02  Disposition of Petitions for Rulemaking

 

          PART Spe 215  PUBLIC COMMENT HEARINGS

                  Section Spe 215.01  Purpose

                  Section Spe 215.02  Public Access and Participation

                  Section Spe 215.03  Limitations on Public Participation

                  Section Spe 215.04  Media Access

                  Section Spe 215.05  Conduct of Public Comment Hearings

 

          PART Spe 216  DECLARATORY RULINGS

                  Section Spe 216.01  Requests for Declaratory Rulings

                  Section Spe 216.02  Documents Required to Support Requests for Declaratory Rulings

                  Section Spe 216.03  Processing Requests for Declaratory Rulings

                  Section Spe 216.04  Issuance and Publication of Declaratory Rulings

                  Section Spe 216.05  Effect of Declaratory Rulings

 

          PART Spe 217  EXPLANATION OF ADOPTED RULES - EXPIRED

                  Section Spe 217.01  Requests for Explanation of Adopted Rules

                  Section Spe 217.02  Contents of Explanation

 

          PART Spe 218  VOLUNTARY SURRENDER OF LICENSE - EXPIRED

                  Section Spe 218.01  Procedures for, and Effect of, Voluntary Surrender of License or Certification

 

CHAPTER Spe 300  REQUIREMENTS FOR INITIAL LICENSURE

          PART Spe 301  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Spe 301.01  Active in the Profession

                  Section Spe 301.02  American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

                  Section Spe 301.03  Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

                  Section Spe 301.04  Direct Supervision

                  Section Spe 301.05  Indirect Supervision

                  Section Spe 301.06  National Examination in Speech-Language Pathology

 

          PART Spe 302  INITIAL LICENSURE TO PRACTICE SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

                  Section Spe 302.01  Types of Initial Licensure

 

          PART Spe 303  APPLICATION PROCEDURE

                  Section Spe 303.01  Processing of Applications

                  Section Spe 303.02  Multipart Application Form for All Applicants

                  Section Spe 303.03  Effect of Notarized Signature

                  Section Spe 303.04  Documents Required of Applicants for Full and Conditional Licensure

                  Section Spe 303.05  Documents Required of Applicants for Provisional Licensure

                  Section Spe 303.06  Reserved

 

          PART Spe 304  ELIGIBILITY FOR FULL LICENSURE FOR THOSE HOLDI0NG A CURRENTLY VALID CERTIFICATE OF CLINICAL COMPETENCE

                    Section Spe 304.01  Eligibility for Full Licenses Based Upon a Currently Valid Certificate of Clinical Competence

 

          PART Spe 305  ELIGIBILITY FOR FULL LICENSURE FOR THOSE WITHOUT A CURRENTLY VALID CERTIFICATE OF CLINICAL COMPETENCE WHO ARE ACTIVE IN THE PROFESSION

                    Section Spe 305.01  Eligibility for Full Initial Licensure for Those Without a Currently Valid Certificate of Clinical Competence Who Are Active in the Profession

 

          PART Spe 306  ELIGIBILITY FOR CONDITIONAL LICENSURE FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT HOLD A CURRENTLY VALID CERTIFICATE OF CLINICAL COMPETENCE AND WHO ARE NOT ACTIVE IN THE PROFESSION

                    Section Spe 306.01  Eligibility for Conditional Licensure For Those Who Do Not Hold a Currently Valid Certificate of Clinical Competence and Who Are Not Active in the Profession

 

          PART Spe 307  PRACTICE UNDER CONDITIONAL LICENSURE

                  Section Spe 307.01  Practice Restrictions Imposed Upon Conditional Licensees

                  Section Spe 307.02  Obligations of Conditional Licensees

                  Section Spe 307.03  Duration of Conditional Initial Licenses

                  Section Spe 307.04  Supervision Form

                  Section Spe 307.05  Eligibility For Full Initial Licensure of Conditional Licensees

                  Section Spe 307.06  Supervisory Opinion of Competence

                  Section Spe 307.07  Expiration and Suspension of Conditional Licenses

 

          PART Spe 308  PROVISIONAL LICENSURE

                  Section Spe 308.01  Function of a Provisional License

                  Section Spe 308.02  Eligibility for Provisional Licensure

                  Section Spe 308.03  Eligibility for Provisional Licensure for Applicants on Active Military Duty

                  Section Spe 308.04  Eligibility for Provisional Licensure for Applicants Who Are Spouses of Active Duty Individuals

                  Section Spe 308.05  Eligibility of Provisional Licensees for Full Licensure

 

          PART Spe 309  PROVISIONAL LICENSEES’ SUPERVISED PRACTICE

                  Section Spe 309.01  Supervisors of Provisional Licensees: Eligibility and Obligation to Complete Supervision Form

                  Section Spe 309.02  Nature of the Supervision Over Provisional Licensees During the Post-Graduate Professional Experience

                  Section Spe 309.03  Obligations of Provisional Licensees at the Beginning of, During and at the End of, the Post-Graduate Professional Experience

                  Section Spe 309.04  Obligations of Supervisors at the Beginning of, During and at the End of, the Provisional Licensee's Post-Graduate Professional Experience

                  Section Spe 309.05  Periodic Supervisory Assessments; Provisional Licensees' Responses to Periodic Supervisory Assessments

                  Section Spe 309.06  Skills

                  Section Spe 309.07  Rating the Provisional Licensee's Performance of Skills

                  Section Spe 309.08  Detailed Rating Scale

 

CHAPTER Spe 400  CONTINUED STATUS

          PART Spe 401  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Spe 401.01  Definitions

 

          PART Spe 402  PROCEDURES FOR RENEWING A LICENSE AND INDICATING A DECISION NOT TO RENEW

                  Section Spe 402.01  Procedure for Licensees Who Do Not Wish to Renew Their Licenses

                  Section Spe 402.02  License Renewal Procedure

                  Section Spe 402.03  License Renewal Application Packet

                  Section Spe 402.04  Licensure Renewal Application Form

                  Section Spe 402.05  Effect of the Renewal Applicant’s Signature

                  Section Spe 402.06  Documents

                  Section Spe 402.07  The Board’s Renewal Application Processing Procedures

                  Section Spe 402.08  Basis for Renewal of Licensure

                  Section Spe 402.09  Non-Completion of Maintenance of Continuing Competence Reported on the Renewal Form

                  Section Spe 402.10  Audit Procedure

 

          PART Spe 403  REINSTATEMENT OF LICENSURE

                  Section Spe 403.01  Licenses Subject to Reinstatement

               Section Spe 403.02  Reinstatement of Licenses Suspended Suspended for Disciplinary Reasons

                  Section Spe 403.03  Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed For No More Than 70 Days

                  Section Spe 403.04  Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed For Longer Than 70 Days But No More Than Two Years

                  Section Spe 403.05  Reinstatement of Licenses Lapsed For Longer Than Two Years

                  Section Spe 403.06  Reinstatement Application Form

                  Section Spe 403.07  Supporting Materials

                  Section Spe 403.08  Reserved

                  Section Spe 403.09  Board’s Processing of Applications for Reinstatement of Licensure

 

          PART Spe 404  REVOCATION, SUSPENSION AND OTHER SANCTIONS

                  Section Spe 404.01  Misconduct

                  Section Spe 404.02  Sanctions

                  Section Spe 404.03  Procedure for Imposition of Sanctions

                  Section Spe 404.04  Determinations Required for Sanctions

                  Section Spe 404.05  Standards for the Selection of Sanctions

                  Section Spe 404.06  Unauthorized Practice

 

          PART Spe 405  MAINTENANCE OF CONTINUING COMPETENCE

                  Section Spe 405.01  Maintenance of Continuing Competence

                  Section Spe 405.02  Maintenance of Continuing Competence Through Continuing Professional Education and Professional Activity

                  Section Spe 405.03  Academic Instruction in Speech-Language Pathology

                  Section Spe 405.04  Completion of Non-Academic Courses, Seminars, Conferences and Workshops

                  Section Spe 405.05  Educational Events Held at ASHA Conventions

                  Section Spe 405.06  Participation in a Facility-Based In-Service Training, Including Grand Rounds

                  Section Spe 405.07  The Successful Completion of Webinars, Teleconferences, Teleseminars, Video Lectures and Video Courses

                  Section Spe 405.08  New or Renewed Certification in Adult, Child and Infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

                  Section Spe 405.09  Infection Control Education

                  Section Spe 405.10  Journal Study

                  Section Spe 405.11  Training Required By the Licensee’s Employer

                  Section Spe 405.12  Publication of a Journal or Magazine Article Related to Speech-Language Pathology

                  Section Spe 405.13  Public Professional Presentations Relating to Speech-Language Pathology

                  Section Spe 405.14  Participation in a Speech-Language Pathology Research Project

                  Section Spe 405.15  Product Development

                  Section Spe 405.16  Teaching a Course Related to Speech-Language Pathology

 

          PART Spe 406  ONGOING REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Spe 406.01  Administrative Obligations of Licensees

                  Section Spe 406.02  Licensees’ Delegation of Supportive Tasks to Individuals Not Certified by the Board

 

CHAPTER Spe 500  ETHICAL STANDARDS

          PART Spe 501  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Spe 501.01  Definitions

 

          PART Spe 502  SCOPE

                  Section Spe 502.01  Scope

 

          PART Spe 503  ETHICAL STANDARDS

                  Section Spe 503.01  Ethical Standards for Speech-Language Pathologists and Speech-Language Assistants

                  Section Spe 503.02  Modifications of the ASHA Code of Ethics

 

CHAPTER Spe 600  SPEECH-LANGUAGE ASSISTANTS

          PART Spe 601  SCOPE

                  Section Spe 601.01  Scope

 

          PART Spe 602  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Spe 602.01  Definitions

 

          PART Spe 603  INITIAL CERTIFICATION

                  Section Spe 603.01  Eligibility for Initial Certification as a Speech-Language Assistant

                  Section Spe 603.02  Application Procedures for Initial Certification as a Speech-Language Assistant

                  Section Spe 603.03  Letters of Reference - REPEALED

                  Section Spe 603.04  The Board’s Processing of Applications

 

          PART Spe 604  RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATION

                  Section Spe 604.01  Procedure for Individuals Who Do Not Wish to Renew Their Certification as Speech-Language Assistants

                  Section Spe 604.02  Certification Renewal Procedure

                  Section Spe 604.03  Documents

                  Section Spe 604.04  The Board’s Renewal Application Processing Procedures

                  Section Spe 604.05  Basis for Renewal of Certification

                  Section Spe 604.06  Non-Completion of Maintenance of Continuing Competence Reported on the Renewal Form

                  Section Spe 604.07  Audit Procedure

 

          PART Spe 605  MAINTENANCE OF CONTINUING COMPETENCE

                  Section Spe 605.01  Requirements for Maintenance of continuing Competence

                  Section Spe 605.02  Continuing Professional Education and Professional Activity

                  Section Spe 605.03  Academic Instruction in Speech-Language Pathology

                  Section Spe 605.04  Completion of Non-Academic Courses, Seminars, Conferences and Workshops

                  Section Spe 605.05  Educational Events Held at ASHA Conventions

                  Section Spe 605.06  Participation in a Facility-Based In-Service Training, Including Grand Rounds

                  Section Spe 605.07  Successful Completion of Webinars, Teleconferences, Teleseminars, Video Lectures and Video Courses

 

          PART Spe 606  REINSTATEMENT OF CERTIFICATION

                  Section Spe 606.01  Certifications Subject to Reinstatement

                  Section Spe 606.02  Reinstatement of Certifications Suspended Pursuant to Spe 402.09(f)(2) and Reinstatement of Certifications Suspended for Disciplinary Reasons

                  Section Spe 606.03  Reinstatement of Certifications Lapsed No Longer Than Two Years

                  Section Spe 606.04  Reinstatement of Certifications Lapsed For Longer Than Two Years

                  Section Spe 606.05  Reinstatement Application Requirements When Certification Has Lapsed for Longer Than Two Years

                  Section Spe 606.06  Supporting Materials for Reinstatement When Certification Has Lapsed For Longer Than Two Years

                  Section Spe 606.07  Board’s Processing of Applications for Reinstatement of Certification

 

          PART Spe 607  DIRECTION AND SUPERVISION OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE ASSISTANTS; SCOPE OF TASKS OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE ASSISTANTS

                  Section Spe 607.01  Direction and Supervision of Speech-Language Assistants

                  Section Spe 607.02  Limitation on the Number of Speech-Language Assistants Under Supervision

                  Section Spe 607.03  Speech-Language Assistant Obligation to Present Supervision Rules to Supervisors and to Report Supervision to the Board

                  Section Spe 607.04  Supervision Form

                  Section Spe 607.05  Responsibilities of Certified Speech-Language Assistants

                  Section Spe 607.06  Actions and Decisions Prohibited to Certified Speech-Language Assistants

 

          PART Spe 608  ONGOING REQUIREMENTS FOR SPEECH-LANGUAGE ASSISTANTS

                  Section Spe 608.01  Administrative Obligations of Individuals Certified as Speech-Language Assistants