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36-37-19Paraprofessionals holding speech-language pathologist certificate from Department of Education as of July 1, 2012.

Any person who is employed as a paraprofessional providing speech-language pathology services under the direct supervision of a speech-language pathologist who holds a speech-language pathologist certificate from the South Dakota Department of Education as of July 1, 2012, and does not otherwise meet the qualifications set forth in this chapter may apply for and shall be granted a speech-language pathology assistant license and may continue to practice as a speech-language pathology assistant as long as:

(1)    The application was made no later than July 1, 2014;

(2)    The applicant continued to render speech-language pathology services in the public school or school district where the applicant was employed at the time of application; and

(3)    The renewal fee is paid.

Source: SL 2012, ch 196, § 19; SL 2019, ch 174, § 1.

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