Lawriter - OAC - 4715-14-02 Fee waivers available to service members, veterans, or spouses of services members or veterans.

4715-14-02 Fee waivers available to service members, veterans, or spouses of services members or veterans.

(A) A licensed dentist, who submits a renewal application on April first or later, or whose license lapsed, due to the licensee's service in the armed forces, shall be eligible for renewal and reinstatement without payment of the late application fee required by division (C)(3) of section 4715.14 of the Revised Code, and the reinstatement fee required by division (C)(5) of section 4715.14 of the Revised Code, if the following are met:

(1) The licensee presents the board with satisfactory evidence that, not more than six months prior to the date the evidence is submitted to the board, the licensee was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions;

(2) The licensee is not suffering a mental or physical impairment that may affect the individual's ability to provide safe care; and

(3) The licensee meets the requirements for license or certificate renewal required by sections 4715.14 and 4715.141 of the Revised Code.

(B) A licensed dentist, who submits a renewal application on April first or later, or whose license lapsed, due to the licensee's spouse's service in the armed forces, shall be eligible for renewal and reinstatement without payment of the late application fee required by division (C)(3) of section 4715.14 of the Revised Code, and the reinstatement fee required by division (C)(5) of section 4715.14 of the Revised Code, if the following are met:

(1) The license holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that the licensee did not renew their license because their spouse's military service caused them to be absent from the state of Ohio;

(2) The license holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that, not more than six months prior to the date the evidence is submitted to the board, the licensee's spouse was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions; and

(3) The license holder meets the requirements for license renewal required by sections 4715.14 and 4715.141 of the Revised Code.

(C) A licensed dental hygienist, who submits a renewal application on January first or later, or whose license lapsed, due to the holder's service in the armed forces, shall be eligible for renewal and reinstatement without payment of the late application fee required by division (B) of section 4715.24 of the Revised Code, and the reinstatement fee required by division (A) of section 4715.24 of the Revised Code, if the following are met:

(1) The license holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that, not more than six months prior to the date the evidence is submitted to the board, the license holder was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions;

(2) The license holder is not suffering a mental or physical impairment that may affect the individual's ability to provide safe care; and

(3) The license holder meets the requirements for license renewal required by sections 4715.24, 4715.25, and 4715.251 of the Revised Code.

(D) A licensed dental hygienist, who submits a renewal application on January first or later, or whose license lapsed, due to the licensee's spouse's service in the armed forces, shall be eligible for renewal and reinstatement without payment of the late application fee required by division (B) of section 4715.24 of the Revised Code, and the reinstatement fee required by division (B) of section 4715.24 of the Revised Code, if the following are met:

(1) The license holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that the licensee did not renew their license because their spouse's military service caused them to be absent from the state of Ohio;

(2) The license holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that, not more than six months prior to the date the evidence is submitted to the board, the licensee's spouse was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions; and

(3) The license holder meets the requirements for license renewal required by sections 4715.24, 4715.25, and 4715.251 of the Revised Code.

(E) A dental x-ray machine operator, who submits a renewal application on January first or later, or whose certificate expired, due to the holder's service in the armed forces, shall be eligible for renewal if the following are met:

(1) The certificate holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that, not more than six months prior to the date the evidence is submitted to the board, the certificate holder was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions;

(2) The certificate holder is not suffering a mental or physical impairment that may affect the individual's ability to provide safe care; and

(3) The certificate holder meets the requirements for certificate renewal required by section 4715.53 of the Revised Code.

(F) A dental x-ray machine operator, who submits a renewal application on January first or later, or whose certificate lapsed, due to the holder's spouse's service in the armed forces, shall be eligible for renewal if the following are met:

(1) The certificate holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that the certificate holder did not renew their certificate because their spouse's military service caused them to be absent from the state of Ohio;

(2) The certificate holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that, not more than six months prior to the date the evidence is submitted to the board, the certificate holder's spouse was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions; and

(3) The certificate holder meets the requirements for certificate renewal required by section 4715.53 of the Revised Code.

(G) A registered expanded function dental auxiliary, who submits a renewal application on January first or later, or whose registration lapsed, due to the holder's service in the armed forces, shall be eligible for renewal if the following are met:

(1) The registration holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that, not more than six months prior to the date the evidence is submitted to the board, the registration holder was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions;

(2) The registration holder is not suffering a mental or physical impairment that may affect the individual's ability to provide safe care; and

(3) The registration holder meets the requirements for registration renewal required by section 4715.63 of the Revised Code.

(H) A registered expanded function dental auxiliary, who submits a renewal application on January first or later, or whose registration lapsed, due to the holder's spouse's service in the armed forces, shall be eligible for renewal if the following are met:

(1) The registration holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that the registration holder did not renew their registration because their spouse's military service caused them to be absent from the state of Ohio;

(2) The registration holder presents the board with satisfactory evidence that, not more than six months prior to the date the evidence is submitted to the board, the registration holder's spouse was honorably discharged or separated under honorable conditions; and

(3) The registration holder meets the requirements for registration renewal required by section 4715.63 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 9/12/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5903.03, 5903.04, 5903.10, 5903.12, 5903.121
Rule Amplifies: 5903.03, 5903.04, 5903.10, 5903.12, 5903.121