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Are You Keeping Track of the LPC Rule Changes, Amendments, and Repeals?



Since September 2023 there have been quite a few new rules adopted. See below for a listing.


The new LPC Consolidated Rulebook has been uploaded to the BHEC website and is ready for download as of 04/01/2024. It has all of the these new rules included.


Be sure to check out our app at this link to keep up with all announcements, blogs, CEUs, etc!


EFFECTIVE MARCH 27, 2024


NEW RULES – 22 TAC Chapters 681 and 882-885- EFFECTIVE MARCH 27, 2024

LPC Board recommended, and the Executive Council published adopted rules in 22 TAC Chapters 681 and 882 through 885. 

The following adopted rules can be found in the March 22, 2024, Issue of the Texas Register and will become effective March 27, 2024:

·         22 TAC §681.72 Required Application Materials with preamble;

·         22 TAC §882.23 License Required to Practice with preamble;

·         22 TAC §882.28 Update to Degree on a License with preamble;

·         22 TAC §883.1 Renewal of a License with preamble;

·         22 TAC §884.1 Timeliness of Complaints with preamble; and

·         22 TAC §885.1 Executive Council Fees with preamble.

Updated Consolidated Rulebooks will soon be available on the Executive Council’s Statutes and Rules webpage. Requests for subscription to Email Updates from the Executive Council and the member boards may be submitted via the Executive Council’s Email Updates webpage.

Posted on March 21, 2024



NEW RULE – 22 TAC CHAPTER 882– EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 15, 2023

Executive Council published adopted rule in 22 TAC Chapter 882

The following adopted rule, affecting Title 22 of the Texas Administrative Code, can be found in the November 10, 2023, Texas Register and becomes effective November 15, 2023:

  • §882.32 Duty to Update Name and Address with preamble, which includes reasoned justification for the rule.

Updated Consolidated Rulebooks will soon be available on the Executive Council’s Statutes and Rules webpage. Requests for subscription to Email Updates from the Executive Council and the member boards may be submitted via the Executive Council’s Email Updates webpage.

Posted on November 9, 2023



NEW RULES – 22 TAC Chapter 681 and 882- EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 21, 2023

LPC Board recommended, and the Executive Council published adopted rules in 22 TAC Chapter 681 and 882. 

The following adopted rules can be found in the September 15, 2023, Issue of the Texas Register and will become effective September 21, 2023:

·         22 TAC §681.35 Informed Consent with preamble;

·         22 TAC §681.36 Client Records with preamble;

·         22 TAC §681.37 Billing and Financial Arrangements with preamble;

·         22 TAC §681.38 Conflicts, Boundaries, Dual Relationships, and Termination of Relationships with preamble;

·         22 TAC §681.41 General Ethical Requirements with preamble;

·         22 TAC §681.52 Parenting Facilitation with preamble;  

·         22 TAC §681.205 Schedule of Sanctions with preamble; and

·         22 TAC §882.61 Special Licensing Provisions for Service Members and Military Spouses with preamble.

Updated Consolidated Rulebooks will soon be available on the Executive Council’s Statutes and Rules webpage. Requests for subscription to Email Updates from the Executive Council and the member boards may be submitted via the Executive Council’s Email Updates webpage.

Posted on September14, 2023


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