Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 157-2-.04 - Renewal of License and Penalties, and Reinstatement. Amended

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) Renewal of License and Fees.
(a) A license issued by the Board shall expire on March 31st of even numbered years. The license may be renewed upon payment of the renewal fee and completion of the online renewal application or a paper renewal form (contact the Board office to request one mailed to you) provided all requirements have been met.
(b) Any licensee who fails to apply for renewal by March 31st of each even numbered year may renew the license on or before June 30th of the same even numbered year by the payment of the current renewal fee plus an additional late penalty fee. See fee schedule. You must submit your verification(s) of the required continuing education hours obtained for that renewal. Practicing on or after April 1st of each even numbered year with an expired license is prohibited by law and practice during this period may result in disciplinary action for unlicensed practice.
(c) Each licensee applying for renewal must satisfactorily complete any continuing professional education requirements established by Board rule 157-5-.01.
(d) The Board may request additional verification of any requirements or credentials, as it may deem necessary.
(e) The failure to renew a license by June 30th following the March 31st even numbered renewal year expiration date shall cause the license to be administratively revoked and subject to reinstatement at the discretion of the board.
(2) Reinstatement of License.
(a) A license that is no longer active may be reinstated by the licensee upon meeting the following conditions set by the board:
1. To reinstate a license that has been lapsed for less than 2 years from the effective date of the lapse, the applicant must:
(i) submit an application for reinstatement, with the required fee
(ii) submit proof of obtainment of the thirty (30) hours of Continuing Professional Education hours obtained within two (2) years prior to the date the application for reinstatement is received in the Board office;
(iii) provide proof of current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration;
(iv) provide verification of licensure from each state official or regulatory entity issuing the license, for each state currently or previously licensed in, indicating the license status and whether it is current and in good standing or not. If the license is not in good standing, the verification must indicate any sanctions or other disciplinary actions ever taken against the license.
(v) the Board may request additional verification of any requirements or credentials, as it may deem necessary.
2. To reinstate a license that has been lapsed for 2 or more years from the effective date of the lapse, the applicant must:
(i) submit an application for reinstatement with the required fee;
(ii) submit proof of obtainment of thirty (30) hours of Continuing Professional Education hours obtained within two (2) years prior to the date the application for reinstatement is received in the Board office;
(iii) provide proof of current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration;
(iv) provide verification of licensure from each state official or regulatory entity issuing the license, for each state currently or previously licensed in, indicating the license status and whether it is current and in good standing or not. If the license is not in good standing, the verification must indicate any sanctions or other disciplinary actions ever taken against the license.
(v) the Board may request additional verification of any requirements or credentials, as it may deem necessary.
(vi) submit two (2) letters of professional reference, one must be from a person who is currently registered and in good standing with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and the other from a current or former supervisor.
(b) To reinstate a license that has been placed in Inactive license status:
1. The holder of an active license may request to place the license on inactive status by submitting a written request to the board no later than June 30th following the March 31st even numbered renewal year expiration date.
2. The holder of an inactive license that continues to practice is subject to disciplinary action for unlicensed practice.
3. An inactive license may be reinstated by application for Reinstatement as provided in Rule 157-2-.04(1) or (2) above.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 157-2-.04
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-11A-7, 43-11A-14.
Original Rule entitled "Renewal of License and Penalties, Reinstatement, Requirements for Inactive Status" adopted. F. Apr. 7, 1988; eff. Apr. 27, 1988. Amended: F. June 2, 1993; eff. June 22, 1993. Amended: F. June 21, 1996; eff. July 11, 1996. Amended: F. Aug. 29, 1997; eff. Sept. 18, 1997. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Renewal of License and Penalties, and Reinstatement" adopted. F. Apr. 1, 2002; eff. Apr. 21, 2002. Amended: F. June 22, 2004; eff. July 12, 2004. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Dec. 13, 2005; eff. Jan. 2, 2006. Amended: Title changed to "Renewal of License and Penalties, and Reinstatement. Amended." F. Aug. 6, 2013; eff. Aug. 26, 2013. Amended: F. Mar. 21, 2016; eff. Apr. 10, 2016.

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