Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 410-6-.02 - Inactive Licensure Status (LPN)

(1) A currently licensed practical 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 licensed practical 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-.02, 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-.02
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-22, 43-1-25, 43-26-35.
Original Rule entitled "Competence in English Language" adopted. F. Feb. 8, 1974; eff. Feb. 28, 1974. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Out of State and Foreign Applicants" adopted. F. Mar. 18, 1976; eff. Apr. 7, 1976. Repealed: F. Dec. 20, 1984; eff. Jan. 9, 1985. Amended: New Rule entitled "Applicants for Licensure by Examination" adopted. F. Aug. 23, 1990; eff. Sept. 12, 1990. Repealed: New Rule same title adopted. F. Dec. 14, 1993; eff. Jan. 3, 1994. Amended: F. May 16, 1996; eff. June 5, 1996. Amended: F. July 23, 1997; eff. August 12, 1997. Repealed: New Rule same title adopted. F. Aug. 3, 2001; eff. Aug. 23, 2001. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Oct. 29, 2009; eff. Nov. 18, 2009. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Mar. 23, 2010; eff. Apr. 12, 2010. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Inactive Licensure Status (LPN)" adopted. F. Nov. 23, 2015; eff. Dec. 13, 2015.

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