4758.26 Expiration and renewal of license.

(A) Subject to section 4758.30 of the Revised Code, a license , certificate, or endorsement issued under this chapter expires the following period of time after it is issued:

(1) In the case of an initial chemical dependency counselor assistant certificate, thirteen months;

(2) In the case of any other license , certificate, or endorsement, two years.

(B) Subject to section 4758.30 of the Revised Code and except as provided in section 4758.27 of the Revised Code, the chemical dependency professionals board shall renew a license , certificate, or endorsement issued under this chapter in accordance with the standard renewal procedure established under Chapter 4745. of the Revised Code if the individual seeking the renewal pays the renewal fee established under section 4758.21 of the Revised Code and does the following:

(1) In the case of an individual seeking renewal of an initial chemical dependency counselor assistant certificate, satisfies the additional training requirement established under section 4758.52 of the Revised Code;

(2) In the case of any other individual, satisfies the continuing education requirements established under section 4758.51 of the Revised Code.

(C) Subject to section 4758.30 of the Revised Code and except as provided in section 4758.27 of the Revised Code, a license , certificate, or endorsement issued under this chapter that has expired may be restored if the individual seeking the restoration, not later than two years after the license , certificate, or endorsement expires, applies for restoration of the license , certificate, or endorsement. The board shall issue a restored license , certificate, or endorsement to the individual if the individual pays the renewal fee established under section 4758.21 of the Revised Code and does the following:

(1) In the case of an individual whose initial chemical dependency counselor assistant certificate expired, satisfies the additional training requirement established under section 4758.52 of the Revised Code;

(2) In the case of any other individual, satisfies the continuing education requirements established under section 4758.51 of the Revised Code for restoring the license , certificate, or endorsement.

The board shall not require an individual to take an examination as a condition of having an expired license , certificate, or endorsement restored under this section.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 483, §101.01, eff. 9/15/2014.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.161, HB 284, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.

Effective Date: 12-23-2002