Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
When a licensed
nurse who is actively serving in the military is deployed during the biennial
renewal period, the license shall not lapse, provided that the following
conditions are met:
(a) The license was
active at the time of deployment.
(b) The licensee provides the Board a copy of
the military activation or deployment orders, or other proof of active military
service, in advance of deployment.
(c) The licensee renews the license within
sixty (60) days of return from deployment.
In the event that a licensed nurse fails
to notify the Board prior to deployment, the license shall lapse, if not
renewed. However, the license may be reinstated or renewed without penalty or
payment of the reinstatement or late renewal fee(s) under the following
(a) The license was active at the
time of deployment.
application for reinstatement or renewal is made while still in the armed
services or no later than six months after discharge from active service or
return to inactive military status.
(c) A copy of the military activation orders
or other proof of active military service accompanies the
(d) The renewal fee is
(e) If the required
continuing education contact hours were not earned for renewal during the
earning period, the licensed nurse shall be required to complete the required
continuing education hours needed for renewal no later than six months after
discharge from active service, return to inactive military status, or return
continuing education contact hours used for renewal may not be used for the
next license renewal.
continuing education contact hours for the next license renewal may not be
Ala. Admin. Code r.
New Rule: Filed September
29, 2004; effective November 1, 2004.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXV, Issue No. 02, November 30,
2016, eff. 1/5/2017.
Author: Alabama Board of Nursing
Code of Ala.
1975, § 34-21 -23(f).