(A) The licensee, upon receiving an extension from the board to complete the required continuing education, shall complete and satisfactorily prove completion of any required continuing education by submitting such proof of completion to the board office by a date specified by the board.
(B) At the time of filing an application for license renewal, a request to waive the CE requirements may be filed. The board may grant a waiver if the applicant documents any of the following:
(1) The applicant is an active duty military service member or the spouse of an active duty service member serving outside of Ohio. Applicants for renewal of a license presenting a copy of military service orders for self or a spouse may be eligible for the following:
(a) Waiver of all CE required if on active duty military service and active duty service time exceed more than one half of the renewal period for the license type held.
(b) Extension of due date for completion of required CE, if on active duty military service for periods of time less than one half of the renewal period for the license type held. In these cases, the board shall extend the CE completion due date for a period of time equal the time spent in active duty military service.
(2) An emergency that prevents a licensee from completing the required continuing education within the renewal period established by law. Extension time will be granted on a case-by-case basis taking into account the circumstances that led to the emergency and the reasonable time needed to complete the continuing education requirements;
(3) An unusual or prolonged illness.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/26/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4713.08 , 4713.09
Rule Amplifies: 4713.59, 4713.60, 4713.61
Prior Effective Dates: 6/15/95, 1/26/97, 6/21/2011