The purpose of this action is to:
(1) Reorganize and add clarifying language to COMAR 10.58.01 to make it applicable to all licenses, certificate holders, and alcohol and drug trainees;
(2) Repeal the existing chapter, COMAR 10.58.12, and replace it with a new chapter exclusively for licensed clinical and graduate professional counselors;
(3) Clarify certain procedures for the administrative processing of applications; and
(4) Remove from regulations the requirement that the Board issue paper licenses and certificates.