Georgia (1994)1—licensing of dietitians

Idaho (1994)—licensing of dietitians

Illinois (1990)—licensing of dietitians and nutrition counselors

Indiana (1994)—certification of dietitians

Iowa (1985)—licensing of dietitians

Kansas (1989)1—licensing of dietitians

Kentucky (1994)1—licensing of dietitians and certification of nutritionists

Louisiana (1987)1—licensing of dietitian-nutritionists

Maine (1994)1—licensing of dietitians and dietetic technicians

Maryland (1994)1—licensing of dietitians and nutritionists

Minnesota (1994)—licensing of dietitian-nutritionists

Mississippi (1994)1—licensing of dietitians and protection of nutritionist title

Montana (1987)1—licensing of nutritionists and protection of dietitian title

Nebraska (1995)1—licensing of medical nutrition therapist

Nevada (1995)—certification2 of dietitians

New Mexico (1997)1—licensing of dietitians, nutritionists, and nutrition associates

New York (199l)—certification of dietitians and nutritionists

North Carolina (199l)—licensing of dietitians and nutritionists

North Dakota (1989)1—licensing of dietitians and certification2 of nutritionists

Ohio (1986)—licensing of dietitians

Oklahoma (1984)—licensing of dietitians

Oregon (1989)—certification2 of dietitians

Puerto Rico (1974)1—licensing of dietitians and nutritionists

Rhode Island (l991)1—licensing of dietitians and nutritionists

South Dakota (1996)—licensing of dietitian-nutritionists

Tennessee (1987)—licensing of dietitian-nutritionists

Texas (1993)1—certification2 of dietitians

Utah (1996)1—certification of dietitians

Vermont (1993)—certification of dietitians

Virginia (1995)—certification2 of dietitians and nutritionists

Washington (1988)—certification of dietitians and nutritionists

West Virginia (1996)—licensing of dietitians

Wisconsin (1994)—certification of dietitians

SOURCE: Reproduced with permission from the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 1997. Update on state licensure laws and ADA regulatory remarks. J Am Diet Assoc 97:1251.

1  

Year amended or authorized.

2  

These laws provide the certified practitioner with a license and are termed “voluntary licensing” laws.



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