Chapter 609-8 RENEWAL AND REINSTATEMENT
|(1)|| Full Licenses.
|(2)||Temporary Licenses. A temporary license shall be issued to an applicant who satisfies the requirements for Paid Clinical Experience Fellow while the PCE Fellow is engaged in the PCE. See O.C.G.A. Sec. 43-44-11. Such temporary license shall be valid for one year and may be renewed at the discretion of the Board for only one additional year upon application and payment of the biennial renewal fee (See Fee Schedule).|
Effective with the 2005 biennium, in order to renew a license, the licensee
must obtain a minimum of 2.0 CEUs (20 CE) hours as set out in Rule
609-7-.01. 20 CE hours equals 2.0
|(4)||Individuals who hold dual licenses in both Speech-Language Pathology and in Audiology shall be required to complete a minimum of 2.0 CEUs in Speech-Language Pathology and 2.0 CEUs in Audiology.|
|(1)||Each license will expire and must be renewed by March 31st of odd numbered years. Licenses not renewed by March 31st of odd numbered years may be late renewed by June 30th of that year by the payment of the current renewal fee, plus an additional late renewal fee of 50% of the renewal fee. Late renewal applications must be accompanied by proof that all CE requirements have been met for the biennium.|
|(2)||Any license not renewed by June 30th following the March 31st expiration date shall automatically become classified as "Administratively Revoked" and the licensee must apply for reinstatement.|
|(3)||Practicing with an expired or administratively revoked license shall be prohibited by law, and practice during this period may result in disciplinary action for unlicensed practice.|
|(2)|| Reinstatement of a Surrendered or Revoked
License. A person applying for reinstatement must submit the following:
|(3)||A surrendered or revoked license is subject to reinstatement at the discretion of the Board. The Board may restore or reissue a license and, as a condition thereof may impose any disciplinary action.|
The Board shall have the authority to revoke the license of a person licensed by the Board pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 43-1-19. The voluntary surrender of a license or the failure to renew a license in accordance with these rules shall have the same effect as a revocation of said license.