Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-5-.03 - License Reinstatement

(1) Failure to renew a license within one (1) month of its expiration date shall have the same effect as a surrender or revocation.
(2) Reinstatement shall be at the discretion of the Board.
(3) In order to be considered for the reinstatement of a surrendered or revoked license, the applicant must submit a completed reinstatement application, pay the required fee and meet one of the following criteria:
(a) If an Administrator license has been lapsed for two (2) years or less from the date of expiration, the applicant for reinstatement must provide certificates of completion for the same amount of continuing education hours required for biennial license renewal as outlined in Rule Chapter 393-13. Hours must have been obtained within the two years preceding the date of the application.
(b) If the license has been lapsed for more than two (2) years, but less than five (5) years from the date of expiration, the applicant must provide certificates of completion for twice the amount of continuing education hours required for biennial license renewal as outlined in Rule Chapter 393-13. Hours must have been obtained within the two years preceding the date of the application.
(c) If the license has been lapsed for five (5) or more years from date of expiration, the applicant must provide verification of having retaken and passed the qualifying NAB exam, or another board recognized written or oral examination, within one year of the date of the application.
(d) If an applicant for reinstatement has been practicing as a Nursing Home Administrator in another state or jurisdiction, and holds a current unencumbered license, for a period of at least two (2) years preceding the date of the reinstatement application, the applicant must provide a current, official verification of licensure from the state or jurisdictions licensing authority, and certificates of completion of forty (40) contact hours or 4.0 CEUs directly related to the practice of Nursing Home Administrator within two (2) years preceding the date of the application as outlined in Rule Chapter 393-13.
(e) If an applicant for reinstatement has been practicing as a Personal Care Home Administrator or Assisted Living Community Administrator in another state or jurisdiction, and holds a current unencumbered license, if that state requires licensure, for a period of at least two (2) years preceding the date of the reinstatement application, the applicant must provide a current, official verification of licensure from the state or jurisdictions licensing authority, and certificates of completion of thirty (30) contact hours or 3.0 CEUs directly related to the practice of Long-Term Care Facility Administration within two (2) years preceding the date of the application as outlined in Rule Chapter 393-13.
(4) The continuing education requirement for the first renewal of licenses which were reinstated in even numbered years shall be half the amount of continuing education hours required for biennial license renewal as outlined in Rule Chapter 393-13, in any combination of the categories set out in Rule Chapter 393-13.
(5) Reinstated licenses issued in odd numbered years shall not be required to obtain any continuing education hours prior to the first renewal cycle.
(6) A surrendered or revoked license, due to other factors not related to allowing a license to expire, 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.

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Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-5-.03
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-4, 43-1-24, 43-1-25, 43-27-4, 43-27-5, 43-27-6, 43-27-8, 43-27-9.
Original Rule entitled "Licensure Display" adopted. F. Feb. 25, 1986; eff. Mar. 17, 1986. Repealed: F. Nov. 2, 1987; eff. Nov. 22, 1987. Amended: New Rule entitled "Reinstatement" adopted. F. Dec. 11, 2007; eff. Dec. 31, 2007. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Aug. 7, 2009; eff. Aug. 27, 2009. Repealed: New Rule entitled "License Reinstatement" adopted. F. Jul. 2, 2013; eff. July 22, 2013. Amended: New title "License Reinstatement. Amended." F. Apr. 29, 2016; eff. May 19, 2016. Note: Correction of non-substantive typographical error in Rule History only, "Amended: F. Apr. 29, 2016; eff. May 19, 2016." corrected to "Amended: New title "License Reinstatement. Amended. F. Apr. 29, 2016; eff. May 19, 2016." to cite title change omitted in 2016. Effective March 25, 2021. Amended: New title "License Reinstatement." F. Mar. 5, 2021; eff. Mar. 25, 2021.

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