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                            CHAPTER 42-S.F.No. 1460 
                  An act relating to social work; applying the duty to 
                  warn law to social workers; allowing social workers to 
                  form and participate in professional firms; amending 
                  Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 148B.281, by adding 
                  a subdivision; 319B.02, subdivision 19; 319B.40. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 148B.281, is 
        amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
           Subd. 14.  [DUTY TO WARN.] Section 148.975 applies to 
        social work licensees and clients.  
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 319B.02, 
        subdivision 19, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 19.  [PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.] "Professional services" 
        means services of the type required or permitted to be furnished 
        by a professional under a license, registration, or certificate 
        issued by the state of Minnesota to practice medicine and 
        surgery under sections 147.01 to 147.22, as a physician 
        assistant pursuant to sections 147A.01 to 147A.27, chiropractic 
        under sections 148.01 to 148.105, registered nursing under 
        sections 148.171 to 148.285, optometry under sections 148.52 to 
        148.62, psychology under sections 148.88 to 148.98, social work 
        under sections 148B.18 to 148B.289, dentistry and dental hygiene 
        under sections 150A.01 to 150A.12, pharmacy under sections 
        151.01 to 151.40, podiatric medicine under sections 153.01 to 
        153.25, veterinary medicine under sections 156.001 to 156.14, 
        architecture, engineering, surveying, landscape architecture, 
        geoscience, and certified interior design under sections 326.02 
        to 326.15, accountancy under sections 326.17 to 326.229, or law 
        under sections 481.01 to 481.17, or under a license or 
        certificate issued by another state under similar laws.  
        Professional services includes services of the type required to 
        be furnished by a professional pursuant to a license or other 
        authority to practice law under the laws of a foreign nation. 
           Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 319B.40, is 
        amended to read: 
           319B.40 [PROFESSIONAL HEALTH SERVICES.] 
           (a) Individuals who furnish professional services pursuant 
        to a license, registration, or certificate issued by the state 
        of Minnesota to practice medicine pursuant to sections 147.01 to 
        147.22, as a physician assistant pursuant to sections 147A.01 to 
        147A.27, chiropractic pursuant to sections 148.01 to 148.106, 
        registered nursing pursuant to sections 148.171 to 148.285, 
        optometry pursuant to sections 148.52 to 148.62, psychology 
        pursuant to sections 148.88 to 148.98, social work pursuant to 
        sections 148B.18 to 148B.289, dentistry pursuant to sections 
        150A.01 to 150A.12, pharmacy pursuant to sections 151.01 to 
        151.40, or podiatric medicine pursuant to sections 153.01 to 
        153.26 are specifically authorized to practice any of these 
        categories of services in combination if the individuals are 
        organized under this chapter. 
           (b) This authorization does not authorize an individual to 
        practice any profession, or furnish a professional service, for 
        which the individual is not licensed, registered, or certified, 
        but otherwise applies regardless of any contrary provision of a 
        licensing statute or rules adopted pursuant to that statute, 
        related to practicing and organizing in combination with other 
        health services professionals. 
           Presented to the governor April 20, 2001 
           Signed by the governor April 24, 2001, 10:11 a.m.