Current as of: 2010
(a) A license expires on a date set by the Board, unless the license is renewed for an additional term as provided in this section.
(b) A license may not be renewed for a term longer than 1 year.
(c) At least 1 month before the license expires, the Board shall send to the licensee, by first-class mail to the last known address of the licensee, a renewal notice that states:
(1) The date on which the current license expires;
(2) The date by which the renewal application must be received by the Board for the renewal to be issued and mailed before the license expires; and
(3) The amount of the renewal fee.
(d) Except as otherwise provided in this subtitle, before a license expires, the licensee periodically may renew it for an additional term, if the licensee:
(1) Otherwise is entitled to be licensed;
(2) Pays to the Board a renewal fee set by the Board; and
(3) Submits to the Board:
(i) A renewal application on the form that the Board requires; and
(ii) Satisfactory evidence of compliance with any continuing education requirement set under this subtitle for license renewal.
(e) In addition to any other qualifications and requirements established by the Board, the Board may establish continuing education or competency requirements as a condition to the renewal of licenses under this section.
(f) Subject to subsection (k) of this section, the Board shall renew the license of each licensee who meets the requirements of this section.
(g) If a licensee fails to provide satisfactory evidence of compliance with any continuing education requirements set under this subtitle for license renewal, the Board shall place the licensee on inactive status.
(h) (1) The Board shall place a licensee on inactive status, if the licensee submits to the Board:
(i) An application for inactive status on the form required by the Board; and
(ii) The inactive status fee set by the Board.
(2) The Board shall reactivate the license of an individual who is on inactive status, if the individual:
(i) Complies with any continuing education requirement established by the Board for this purpose;
(ii) Pays to the Board a reactivation fee set by the Board; and
(iii) Is otherwise entitled to be licensed.
(3) If the individual has been on inactive status for 5 years or more, before the Board may reactivate the license, the individual must pass an examination approved by the Board.
(i) The Board, in accordance with its rules and regulations, shall reinstate the license of an individual who has failed to renew the license for any reason if the individual:
(1) Is otherwise entitled to be licensed;
(2) Complies with any continuing education requirement established by the Board for this purpose;
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