Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 410-6-.01 - Inactive Licensure Status (RN)

(1) A currently licensed registered professional nurse who wishes to maintain his or her license but who does not wish to practice nursing in this State may apply for inactive licensure status by submitting an application for inactive status and paying the required fee. A licensee granted inactive status is exempt from filing a biennial license renewal application and paying a license renewal fee. A licensee who holds an inactive license shall not practice as a registered professional nurse.
(2) An inactive license may be changed to active status by filing an application for reinstatement with the Board, complying with reinstatement requirements as defined in Board Rule 410-4-.01, and paying a reinstatement fee, as determined by the Board. The Board may require the applicant to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Board that he or she has maintained current knowledge, skill and proficiency in the practice of nursing and that he or she is mentally and physically able to practice nursing with reasonable skill and safety.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 410-6-.01
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-22, 43-1-25, 43-26-5, 43-26-9.1.
Original Rule entitled "Registration of Foreign Nurses Without Examination" was filed on February 8, 1974; effective February 28, 1974. Amended: Rule repealed and a new Rule entitled "Licensure by Examination" adopted. Filed March 18, 1976; effective April 7, 1976. Amended: Filed October 26, 1977; effective November 15, 1977. Amended: Rule amended and title changed to "Licensure". Filed May 31, 1978; effective June 20, 1978. Amended: Filed September 29, 1978; effective October 19, 1978. Amended: Filed April 10, 1980; effective April 30, 1980. Amended: Filed December 9, 1980; effective December 29, 1980. Amended: Filed April 22, 1981; effective May 12, 1981. Amended: Filed June 8, 1984; effective June 28, 1984. Amended: Rule repealed and a new Rule of the same title adopted. Filed December 20, 1984; effective January 9, 1985. Amended: Filed June 6, 1986; effective June 26, 1986. Amended: Rule repealed and a new Rule entitled "Licensure by Examination" adopted. Filed December 18, 1986; effective January 7, 1987. Amended: Filed February 6, 1987; effective February 26, 1987. Amended: Filed January 28, 1988; effective February 17, 1988. Amended: F. Jun. 13, 1989; eff. July 3, 1989. Repealed: Authority repealed, new authority adopted. F. May 8, 1990; eff. May 28, 1990. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Aug. 23, 1990; eff. Sept. 12, 1990. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Dec. 14, 1993; eff. Jan. 3, 1994. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Inactive Licensure Status (RN)" adopted. F. Nov. 23, 2015; eff. Dec. 13, 2015.

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