(1) Beginning with
applications for renewal of certificates of registration which expire on March
31, 2009, a registered interior designer must have completed twelve (12) hours
of acceptable continuing education during the two-year period immediately
preceding each biennial renewal date as a condition for registration renewal.
Of these, at least six (6) hours must be in Public Protection Subjects acquired
in Structured Education Activities. The remaining units may be in Related
Practice Subjects acquired in Structured Educational Activities or in Public
Protection. Computerized courses are accepted from Approved Programs.
Certificate subjects for public protection units must indicate the course
qualification for health, safety, and welfare.
(2) An applicant for registration renewal who
has been initially registered in Georgia as a registered interior designer for
one year, but less than two, at the date of registration expiration must have
completed six (6) hours of acceptable continuing education during the period
between initial registration and the expiration date as a condition for
applicant for registration renewal who has been initially registered in Georgia
as a registered interior designer for less than one year at the date of
registration expiration will not be required to complete any hours of
continuing education prior to that first registration expiration date as a
condition for registration renewal.
(4) All applicants for biennial registration
renewal will report having completed the continuing education required in this
section as part of the application for registration renewal.
(5) Failure to comply with the provisions of
this section will result in non-renewal of the registered interior designer
certificate of registration. Registered interior designers whose certificates
of registration have expired for non-renewal are prohibited from identifying
themselves as registered interior designers.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 50-11-.01
Original Rule entitled
"Requirements" adopted. F. May 19, 1993;
eff. June 8, 1993.
F. Mar. 28, 2008; eff.
Apr. 17, 2008.