Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 550-2-.02 - Applications for Military Spouses and Transitioning Service Members

1) As used in this rule, the following terms shall mean:
a) "Military" means the United States armed forces, including the National Guard.
b) Military spouse" means a spouse of a service member or transitioning service member.
c) "Service member" means an active or reserve member of the armed forces, including the National Guard.
d) "Transitioning service member" means a member of the military on active duty status or on separation leave who is within 24 months of retirement or 12 months of separation.
2) Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, a professional licensing board or other board shall issue an expedited license by endorsement to any individual that:
a) Is a spouse of a service member or transitioning service member stationed within this state;
b) Holds a current license to practice such occupation or profession issued by another state for which the training, experience, and testing are substantially similar in qualifications and scope to the requirements under this state to obtain a license;
c) Is in good standing in such other state; and
d) Passes any examination that may only be required to demonstrate knowledge of the laws and rules and regulations of this state specific to the practice of the profession, business, or trade for which such expedited license by endorsement is being sought.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 550-2-.02
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-34, 43-1-34.1
Original Rule entitled "Applications for Military Spouses and Transitioning Service Members" adopted. F. Mar. 2, 2021; eff. Mar. 22, 2021. Amended: F. Apr. 21, 2021; eff. May 11, 2021.

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