(a) An individual who holds a current license or national certification as an alcohol and drug counselor from another jurisdiction must file with the commissioner a completed application for licensure by reciprocity containing the information required under this section.
(b) The applicant must request the credentialing authority of the jurisdiction in which the credential is held to send directly to the commissioner a statement that the credential is current and in good standing, the applicant's qualifications that entitled the applicant to the credential, and a copy of the jurisdiction's credentialing laws and rules that were in effect at the time the applicant obtained the credential.
(c) The commissioner shall issue a license if the commissioner finds that the requirements, which the applicant had to meet to obtain the credential from the other jurisdiction were substantially similar to the current requirements for licensure in this chapter, and the applicant is not otherwise disqualified under section 148C.09.
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Revisor of Statutes