Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 345-4-.04 - Inactive Status

(1) Licensees may request by application only to the Board that their active license to practice as a massage therapist in Georgia be placed on inactive status prior to the license expiration date. Applications for Inactive Status request will not be considered if postmarked on or after November 1st of every even numbered year. There is no fee to apply for inactive status.
(2) An individual whose license status is inactive shall not practice as a massage therapist within the state of Georgia.
(3) An individual whose license is under any investigation, is the subject of active disciplinary proceedings or has a sanction in effect may not transfer the license to an inactive status.
(4) Licensees shall request in writing to the Board for the reactivation of their massage therapy license. Reactivation of an inactive status license is within the discretion of the Board. The following requirements must be met:
(a) If a licensee has been on inactive status for two (2) years or less, the applicant must meet the requirements for renewal of licensure pursuant to Rule 345-4-.01, excluding late renewal penalty fee, and all required CE hours must be obtained within one year prior to the date of receipt of the Reactivation Application.
(b) If a licensee has been on inactive status for a period greater than two (2) years, the applicant must meet the requirements for reinstatement pursuant to Rule 345-4-.05.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 345-4-.04
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-25, 43-24A-14(e).
Original Rule entitled "Inactive Status" adopted. F. July 5, 2007; eff. July 25, 2007. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Feb. 25, 2008; eff. Mar. 16, 2008. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. July 2, 2009; eff. July 22, 2009. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Nov. 3, 2010; eff. Nov. 23, 2010. Amended: Subparagraphs 345-4-.04(4)(b) was deleted in error when F. Nov. 3, 2010; eff. Nov. 23, 2010 was published. Error was discovered and corrected October 25, 2011. Amended: F. May 22, 2017; eff. June 11, 2017.

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