Lawriter - OAC - 4729:3-2-03 Renewal procedures.

4729:3-2-03 Renewal procedures.

(A) A registered pharmacy technician shall submit a renewal application, in a manner determined by the board, that includes all the following:

(1) An attestation that the technician has completed the specified continuing education requirements pursuant to rule 4729:3-5-01 of the Administrative Code.

(2) The required biennial fee of fifty dollars.

(3) Any additional information or documentation as determined by the board.

(B) A certified pharmacy technician shall submit a renewal application, in a manner determined by the board, that includes all the following:

(1) An attestation that that technician has valid technician certification number from an organization that has been recognized by the board.

(2) The required biennial fee of fifty dollars.

(3) Any additional information or documentation as determined by the board.

(C) A renewal application for registered pharmacy technicians shall be submitted no later than the thirty first of March of each even-numbered year. Renewal applications shall be accepted no earlier than January of each even-numbered year on a date determined by the board's director of licensing.

An initial registration issued by the state board of pharmacy on or after the first of January of every even-numbered year in accordance with Chapter 4729. of the Revised Code entitles the individual to whom it is issued to practice as a registered pharmacy technician until the renewal date immediately following the next required renewal date.

(D) A renewal application for certified pharmacy technicians shall be submitted no later than the thirtieth of September of each even-numbered year. Renewal applications shall be accepted no earlier than July of each even-numbered year on a date determined by the board's director of licensing.

An initial registration issued by the state board of pharmacy on or after the first of June of every even-numbered year in accordance with Chapter 4729. of the Revised Code entitles the individual to whom it is issued to practice as a certified pharmacy technician until the renewal date immediately following the next required renewal date.

(E) A registered pharmacy technician or certified pharmacy technician who fails to renew a registration in accordance with this rule is prohibited from engaging in the activities authorized by section 4729.91 of the Revised Code and rules 4729:3-3-03 and 4729:3-3-04 of the Administrative Code.

(F) A registered pharmacy technician or certified pharmacy technician who fails to renew a registration in accordance with this rule, but has not lapsed for more than ninety days, may be reinstated if the applicant complies with the following:

(1) Submits a renewal application in accordance with this rule;

(2) Pays the renewal fee and a late fee of fifty dollars.

(G) A registrant that fails to renew for more than ninety days may not renew a registration and the registration shall be considered lapsed and cannot be reinstated. An individual may reapply for registration in accordance with rule 4729:3-2-01 of this rule.

(H)

(1) In accordance with section 5903.10 of the Revised Code, a holder of an expired registration shall be granted a renewal of the registration by the state board of pharmacy at the usual cost without penalty and without need to meet the requirements set forth in rule 4729:3-2-01 of the Administrative Code if not otherwise disqualified because of mental or physical disability and if either of the following applies:

(a) The registration was not renewed because of the holder's service in the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component of the armed forces.

(b) The registration was not renewed because the holder's spouse served in the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component of the armed forces.

(2) A registered or certified pharmacy technician shall submit proper documentation certifying the active duty service and the length of that active duty service. Documentation required to obtain a renewal pursuant to paragraph (H)(1) of this rule will be published on the state board of pharmacy's web site: www.pharmacy.ohio.gov.

(I) Renewal fees for veterans shall be waived upon submission of the appropriate documentation. Documentation required to obtain a fee waiver will be published on the state board of pharmacy's web site: www.pharmacy.ohio.gov.

Effective: 11/20/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/20/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26, 4729.94
Rule Amplifies: 4729.90, 4729.96, 4729.95, 4729.94 , 4729.93, 4729.921, 4729.92 , 4729.91, 4729.901