section, "extreme hardship" means an inability to fulfill the continuing
education requirements during the applicable renewal period because of one of
(a) Full-time service in the
uniformed services of the United States of America for a period of one year
during the biennium.
incapacitating illness documented by a statement from a licensed health care
provider resulting in an inability to participate in a continuing education
(c) A retirement from the
occupation of landscape architecture whereby the renewal applicant no longer
receives remuneration from providing landscape architecture services.
(d) Any other extenuating
renewal applicant seeking renewal of registration without having fully complied
with the continuing education requirements shall file a renewal application
along with the required fee, and a statement setting forth the facts concerning
non-compliance and requesting a waiver of the requirements. The request for
waiver shall be submitted to the landscape architect section prior to the
renewal date. Extreme hardship shall be determined on an individual basis by
the landscape architect section. If the landscape architect section finds,
based upon the affidavit or any other evidence submitted by the registrant that
extreme hardship has been shown, the enforcement of the continuing education
requirements for the applicable renewal period shall be waived or the time
frame for completion extended.
A renewal applicant who prior to the expiration of the license submits a
request for a waiver, shall be deemed to be in good standing until the final
decision on the application by the landscape architect section.