4779.18 Issuing temporary license.

(A) The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall issue a temporary license to an individual who meets all of the following requirements:

(1) Applies to the board in accordance with rules adopted under section 4779.08 of the Revised Code and pays the application fee specified in the rules;

(2) Is eighteen years of age or older;

(3) Is of good moral character;

(4) One of the following applies:

(a) In the case of an applicant for a license to practice orthotics, the applicant meets the requirements in divisions (A)(2) and (3) of section 4779.10 of the Revised Code.

(b) In the case of an applicant for a license to practice prosthetics, the applicant meets the requirements in divisions (A)(2) and (3) of section 4779.11 of the Revised Code.

(c) In the case of an applicant for a license to practice orthotics and prosthetics, the applicant meets the requirements in divisions (A)(2) and (3) of section 4779.12 of the Revised Code.

(d) In the case of an applicant for a license to practice pedorthics, the applicant meets the requirements in divisions (B) and (C) of section 4779.13 of the Revised Code.

(B) A temporary license issued under this section is valid for one year and may be renewed once in accordance with rules adopted by the board under section 4779.08 of the Revised Code. An individual who holds a temporary license may practice orthotics, prosthetics, orthotics and prosthetics, or pedorthics only under the supervision of an individual who holds a license issued under section 4779.09 of the Revised Code in the same area of practice.

(C) The fees prescribed by this section shall be paid to the treasurer of state, who shall deposit the fees in the occupational licensing and regulatory fund established in section 4743.05 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 09-26-2003