4759-4-06 Status categories.

(A) Inactive status.

A licensee may have a license placed in inactive status by written request to the board, signed by the holder of the license or the holder's legal guardian.

While a license is in inactive status, the licensee shall meet the cumulative continuing education/professional development requirements as required by rule 4759-4-04 of the Administrative Code, but is not required to pay the annual fee.

If a licensee fails to meet the continuing education/professional development requirements as prescribed in rule 4759-4-04 of the Administrative Code, the license may not be withdrawn from inactive status until any cumulative deficiency is corrected or waived by the board for good cause shown.

A license may be withdrawn from inactive status by completion of the application for reactivation, and providing evidence of compliance with cumulative continuing education/professional development requirements, and payment of the current reactivation fee.

An expired or lapsed license may not be placed in inactive status.

(B) Expired status.

A license not renewed by June thirtieth following its issuance is expired.

An expired license may not be placed in inactive status.

(C) Late status.

An application for renewal is late and the license is expired if it is postmarked after the thirtieth day of June but not later than the fifteenth day of August of the renewal year.

An individual seeking to renew an expired license during the late period shall complete the renewal application, and pay the current renewal and late fees.

An expired license may not be placed in inactive status during the late period.

(D) Lapsed status.

An expired license shall lapse after the fifteenth day of August of the renewal year.

An individual seeking to reinstate a lapsed, suspended, or revoked license shall complete the application for reinstatement, provide evidence of compliance with cumulative continuing education/professional development requirements as specified in rule 4759-4-04 of the Administrative Code, and pay the current reinstatement fee. The license may not be reinstated until any cumulative deficiency is corrected or waived by the board for good cause shown.

A lapsed license may not be renewed or placed in inactive status.

Effective: 04/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/18/2012 and 12/18/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4759.05(A)
Rule Amplifies: 4759.05(A)(5) , 4759.06 , 4759.08
Prior Effective Dates: 11/30/87, 2/9/98, 3/15/03, 3/21/08