4778.02 License required.

(A)

(1) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, no person shall practice as a genetic counselor unless the person holds a current, valid license to practice as a genetic counselor issued under this chapter.

(2) No person shall use the title "genetic counselor," or otherwise hold the person out as a genetic counselor, unless the person holds a current, valid license to practice as a genetic counselor issued under this chapter.

(B) Division (A)(1) of this section does not apply to either of the following:

(1) A student performing an activity as part of a genetic counseling graduate program described in division (B) (1)(b) of section 4778.03 of the Revised Code;

(2) A person who is authorized pursuant to another provision of the Revised Code to perform any of the activities that a genetic counselor is authorized to perform.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.120, HB 292, §1, eff. 9/6/2013.