Effective date: 6/9/2010
(1) A licensee may place an active or inactive license in retired status at any time. If the license is placed in retired status at the time of renewal the licensee shall pay the retired status fee set forth in Rule 64B5-15.0122, F.A.C. If the licensee chooses to place the license in retired status at any time other than at the time of license renewal the licensee shall pay the change of status processing fee set forth in Rule 64B5-15.0121, F.A.C., and the retired status fee set forth in Rule 64B5-15.0122, F.A.C.
Terms Used In Florida Regulations 64B5-10.011
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
(a) Paying the reactivation fee set forth in Rule 64B5-15.0091, F.A.C.;
(b) Showing documentary proof of satisfying the continuing education requirements of Rules 64B5-12.013, 64B5-12.016, 64B5-12.019, 64B5-12.020, F.A.C., for each licensure biennial period in which the license was in retired status.
(c) Dentists must demonstrate compliance with Rule 64B5-17.011, F.A.C., Financial Responsibility.
(3) Any dentist whose license has been on retired status for more than five (5) years or a licensee from another state who has not been in the active practice of dentistry within the past five (5) years shall be required to appear before the Credentials Committee of the Board and establish the ability to practice with care and skill sufficient to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public. At the time of such appearance, the dentist must:
(a) Demonstrate compliance with subsection (2), above;
(b) Account for any activities related to the practice of dentistry during the period that the licensee was on retired status or not practicing in another jurisdiction and establish an absence of malpractice or disciplinary actions pending in any jurisdiction.
(4) The Department shall refuse to reactivate the license of a retired status dentist who is under investigation or prosecution in any jurisdiction for an action that would constitute a violation of this chapter or the professional practice acts administered by the department and the boards, until 15 days after the Department receives the final results of the investigation or prosecution.
Rulemaking authorized by Florida Statutes § 456.036. Implements Florida Statutes § 456.036. History—New 2-14-06, Amended 6-9-10.