Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-2-.08 - Inactive License

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) A Doctor of Chiropractic who holds a valid license to practice Chiropractic in the State of Georgia may request the license be placed on inactive status under the following provisions:
(a) Notifies the Board, in writing, that he or she chooses to retire from active practice of the profession or will no longer practice Chiropractic in the state of Georgia.
(b) Provides a statement acknowledging that he or she shall not engage in the practice of Chiropractic and shall not hold themselves out to the public as being available to provide chiropractic services in this state.
(2) Upon meeting the aforementioned conditions said license shall be considered inactive and the licensee:
(a) Shall not be required to obtain the necessary continuing education credits for renewal of the license.
(b) Shall not be assessed a renewal fee for the period that the license is inactive.
(3) Within the state of Georgia, the practice of chiropractic with an inactive license shall be considered unlicensed practice and is subject to disciplinary action.
(4) Should a Doctor of Chiropractic holding an inactive license choose to return to active practice in this state, the following requirements must be met:
(a) Submit an application for reactivation along with the reactivation fee established by the Board.
(b) Submit evidence of attendance at forty (40) hours of Board approved continuing education within the last two (2) years.
(c) Provide evidence that licensee is in good standing in all jurisdictions in which he or she has ever been licensed.
(4) After 5 years of continuous inactive status, the Board may, at its discretion require successful completion of the Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic (SPEC) and/or additional coursework.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-2-.08
O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-22, 43-9-6.1.
Original Rule entitled "Inactive License" adopted. F. Oct. 27, 1998; eff. Nov. 16, 1998. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. May 1, 2006; eff. May 21, 2006. Amended: F. Aug. 14, 2015; eff. Sept. 3, 2015.

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