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                         Laws of Minnesota 1987 

                         CHAPTER 85-S.F.No. 673 
           An act relating to human services; allowing the use of 
          certain professional standards for chemical dependency 
          professionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1986, 
          section 254A.16, by adding a subdivision. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 254A.16, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 5.  [PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS.] The commissioner may by 
rule adopt any or all of the standards for chemical dependency 
professionals established by the Institute for Chemical 
Dependency Professionals of Minnesota, Inc. when professional 
standards are necessary in the regulation of chemical dependency 
programs, treatment facilities, or services or whenever the 
commissioner may require individuals involved in providing 
chemical dependency treatment to be qualified and have 
demonstrated competence in assessment and treatment skills.  The 
commissioner may also by rule provide that persons certified by 
the Institute for Chemical Dependency Professionals of 
Minnesota, Inc., are deemed competent to perform the functions 
of chemical dependency professionals.  
    Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. 
    Approved May 11, 1987