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Sec. 19a-600. Definitions.

      Sec. 19a-600. Definitions. For the purposes of sections 19a-601 and 19a-602:

      (1) "Counselor" means: (A) A psychiatrist, (B) a psychologist licensed under chapter 383, (C) a clinical social worker licensed under chapter 383b, (D) a marital and family therapist licensed under chapter 383a, (E) an ordained member of the clergy, (F) a physician assistant licensed under section 20-12b, (G) a nurse-midwife licensed under chapter 377, (H) a certified guidance counselor, (I) a registered professional nurse licensed under chapter 378, or (J) a practical nurse licensed under chapter 378.

      (2) "Minor" means a person who is less than sixteen years of age.

      (P.A. 90-113, S. 1; P.A. 95-116, S. 7; 95-289, S. 9; P.A. 96-180, S. 63, 166; P.A. 06-196, S. 150; P.A. 07-217, S. 82.)

      History: P.A. 95-116 changed reference to certified independent social workers to licensed clinical social workers and made a technical correction to refer to physician's assistants as licensed rather than certified; P.A. 95-289 echoed technical changes in P.A. 95-116, changing "certified" to "licensed" in references to marriage and family therapists and physician assistants; P.A. 96-180 made a technical change in definition of "counselor", substituting "marital" for "marriage" in "marital and family therapist", effective June 3, 1996; P.A. 06-196 made a technical change in Subdiv. (1), effective June 7, 2006; P.A. 07-217 made a technical change in Subdiv. (1)(C), effective July 12, 2007.

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