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49 Pa. Code § 47.22. Fictitious names.

§ 47.22. Fictitious names.

 (a)  A licensed social worker practicing as a sole proprietor or in association with other social workers in a business form other than a professional corporation may do business under a fictitious name.

 (b)  A fictitious name registration shall be filed with the Board for review and approval prior to its submission to the Corporation Bureau.

 (c)  A fictitious name shall be approved by the Board prior to its use. Names which are false, misleading or deceptive will be disapproved.

 (d)  A licensed social worker practicing under the terms of this section shall notify the Board of changes in the name of the business and shall secure Board approval of these changes prior to practicing under a new name.


   The provisions of this §  47.22 adopted September 3, 1993, effective September 4, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 4227.

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