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Chapter 295-2 EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL DATES

Rule 295-2-.01 Licenses Expiring June 30-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on June 30 in the odd numbered years:

(a) Architects; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to September 30th of odd years;
(b) Athlete Agents with no lapsed, late renewal period;
(c) Barbers (Instructors, Schools, and Shops); with a lapsed, late renewal period whose penalty dates shall be from July 1st to December 31st of odd years;
(d) Cosmetology ( Instructors, Schools, and Shops, with the exception of Hair Design Instructors and Schools); with a lapsed, late renewal period whose penalty dates shall be from July 1st to December 31st of odd years;
(e) Private Detective and Security Agencies (Companies); with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to July 31st of odd years; and
(f) Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to September 30th of odd years.

Rule 295-2-.02 Licenses Expiring August 31-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on August 31 in the odd numbered years:

(a) Podiatry;
(b) Private Detective and Security Agencies (Employees and Weapons Permits);
(c) Cosmetology (Estheticians and Manicurists);
(d) Low Voltage Contractors (Unrestricted; Telecommunications, Alarm, General).

Rule 295-2-.03 Licenses Expiring November 30-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on November 30 of the odd numbered years:

(a) Conditioned Air Contractors, with a lapsed, late renewal period from December 1st of odd years to May 31st of even years.

Rule 295-2-.04 Licenses Expiring December 31-Odd Years, and Lapsed, Late Renewal Periods

The following licenses expire on December 31 of the odd numbered years.

(a) Accountancy (CPA and RPA); with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to April 30th of even years;
(b) Dental and Dental Hygienists; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to June 30th of even years;
(c) Forestry; with a lapsed, late renewing period from January 1st to June 30th of even years;
(d) Geology; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to June 30th of even years;
(e) Nursing Home Administrators; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to March 31st of even years;
(f) Hearing Aid Dealers and Dispensers; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to March 31st of even years;
(g) Optometry; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to January 31st of even years;
(h) Physical Therapy; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to February 28th of even years;
(i) Used Motor Vehicle Dealers, Dismantlers, Rebuilders and Salvage Dealers; with a lapsed, late renewal period of January 1st to February 28th of even years.

Rule 295-2-.05 Licenses Expiring January 31-Even Years

The following licenses expire on January 31 in even numbered years:

(a) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses were issued on or before May 31, 2004 and whose license number ends in an even number.
(b) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses were issued on or after June 1, 2004 of an even numbered year.
(c) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses expire on January 31st of even numbered years will be granted a lapsed, late renewal period from February 1st to the last day of February of even numbered years.

Rule 295-2-.06 Licenses Expiring March 31-Even Years

The following licenses expire on March 31 of the even numbered years:

(a) Cosmetology (Masters), with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to September 30 of even years;
(b) Funeral Services (Directors, Embalmers and Apprentices), with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of even years;
(c) Funeral Service (Homes), with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of even years;
(d) Occupational Therapy, with a lapsed, late renewal period for April 1 to June 30 of even years;
(e) Used Car Dealers, with a lapsed, late renewal period for April 1 to April 30 of even years;
(f) Dietitian, with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to June 30 of even years.

Rule 295-2-.07 Licenses Expiring June 30-Even Years

The following licenses expire on June 30 of the even numbered years:

(a) Accountancy (Firms/Officer); with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to September 30th of even years;
(b) Athletic Trainers; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to September 30th of even years;
(c) Electrical Contractors; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to December 31st of even years; and
(d) Librarians; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to December 31st of even years.
(e) General Contractor Company, General Contractor Individual, General Contractor Qualifying Agent, Residential Basic Company, Residential Basic Individual, Residential Basic Qualifying Agent, Residential Light Commercial Individual, Residential Light Company, Residential Light Qualifying Agent, General Contractor Qualifying Agent-Limited Tier, General Contractor Company-Limited Tier, General Contractor Individual-Limited Tier, with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to December 31st of even years.
(f) Professional Engineer and Land Surveyors Firms, with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to December 31st of even years;
(g) Researcher Pharmacy, with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1st to August 31st of even years.

Rule 295-2-.08 Licenses Expiring September 30-Even Years

The following licenses expire on September 30 of the even numbered years:

(a) Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists, with penalty dates or late license renewal (lapsed, late renewal status) from October 1st to December 31st of even years.
(b) Cosmetology (Hair Design), with penalty dates for late license renewal (lapsed, late renewal status) period from October 1 of the even year until March 30th of the next odd year.

Rule 295-2-.09 Licenses Expiring November 30-Even Years

The following licenses expire on November 30 of the even numbered years, effective with the 1989-1990 renewal period:

(a) Plumbing Contractors/Journeymen.

Rule 295-2-.10 Licenses Expiring December 31 - Even Years, and Lapsed, Late Renewal Periods

The following licenses expire on December 31 of the even numbered years:

(a) Barbers (Masters); with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 to June 30th of odd years;
(b) Chiropractic; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to March 31st of odd years;
(c) Engineers and Land Surveyors; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st until December 31st four years after the expiration date. See O.C.G.A. § 43-15-17(b);
(d) Landscape Architects; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to June 30th of odd years;
(e) Pharmacy (Pharmacist); with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st to January 31st of odd years;
(f) Psychology; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st until January 31st of the following odd year;
(g) Veterinarians; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1st until March 31st of odd years.

Rule 295-2-.11 Licenses Expiring Annually June 30

Rule 295-2-.12 Licenses Expiring January 31-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on January 31 of the odd numbered years:

(a) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses were issued on or before May 31, 2004 and whose license number ends in an odd number.
(b) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses were issued on or after June 1, 2004 of an odd numbered year.
(c) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses expire on January 31st of odd numbered years will be granted a lapsed, late renewal period from February 1st to the last day of February of odd numbered years.

Rule 295-2-.13 Licenses Expiring March 31-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on March 31 of the odd numbered years:

(a) Licensed Practical Nurses and Qualified Medication Aides, with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1st to June 30th of odd years;
(b) Opticians, Dispensing; with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1st to May 31st of odd years;
(c) Audiologists , Speech-Language Pathologists , Audiology Assistants, and Speech- Language Pathology Aides, with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1st to June 30th of odd years;
(d) Inter or Designers, with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1st to June 30th of odd years.

Rule 295-2-.14 Licenses Expiring April 30-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on April 30 in odd numbered years:

(a) Utility (Managers, Foremen, and Contractors).

Rule 295-2-.15 Licenses Expiring February 28-Even Years, and Lapsed, Late Renewal Periods

The following licenses expire on February 28 of even numbered years.

(a) Auctioneers; with a lapsed, late renewal period of March 1st to May 31st of even numbered years.

Rule 295-2-.16 Licenses Expiring October 31 - Even Years

The following licenses expire on October 31 of the even numbered years:

(a) Massage Therapists, with a lapsed, late renewal period from November 1st of even years to November 31st of even years;

Rule 295-2-.17 Licenses Expiring September 30 - Odd Years

The following licenses expire on September 30 of the odd numbered years:

(a) Cosmetology (Hair Design Instructor and Hair Design School), with penalty dates for late license renewal (lapsed, late renewal status) period from October 1 of the odd year until March 30th of the next even year.