4779.20 Renewing license.

(A) An individual seeking to renew a license issued under section 4779.09 of the Revised Code shall, on or before the day the license expires pursuant to section 4779.19 of the Revised Code, apply for renewal. The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall send renewal notices at least one month prior to the expiration date. Applications shall be submitted to the board on forms the board prescribes and furnishes. Each application shall be accompanied by a renewal fee specified in rules adopted by the board under section 4779.08 of the Revised Code, except that the board may waive part of the renewal fee for the first renewal of an initial license that expires one hundred days or less after it is issued.

(B) Beginning with the fourth renewal and every third renewal thereafter, a license holder must certify to the board one of the following:

(1) In the case of an individual licensed as an orthotist or prosthetist, the individual has completed within the preceding three years forty-five continuing education units granted by the board under section 4779.24 of the Revised Code;

(2) In the case of an individual licensed as a prosthetist and orthotist, the individual has completed within the preceding three years seventy-five continuing education units granted by the board under section 4779.24 of the Revised Code;

(3) In the case of an individual licensed as a pedorthist, the individual has completed within the previous three years the continuing education courses required by the board for certification in pedorthics or an equivalent organization recognized by the board.

Effective Date: 06-06-2001