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§ 1061. Cytotechnology Licensure.

17 CA ADC § 1061Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 17. Public Health
Division 1. State Department of Health Services (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 2. Laboratories (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter 1. Service Laboratories
Group 2. Clinical Laboratory Regulations
Article 7. Cytotechnology
17 CCR § 1061
§ 1061. Cytotechnology Licensure.
(a) A cytotechnologist license shall be issued to an individual who submits the following to the Department:
(1) A verified and complete application as described in subsection (b);
(2) Evidence of satisfactory performance;
(3) The application fee required under Business and Professions Code Section 1300 and Health and Safety Code Section 116.
(b) A complete application for a cytotechnologist license shall include the following verified information on a form, Application for Cytotechnologist License (LAB 124, Rev. 11/93), provided by the Department:
(1) Name, address, social security number (optional), and ASCP registration number, if any, of the applicant; and
(2) The applicant's education, training and experience in gynecological and non-gynecological cytology including:
(A) An official copy of any and all college credits including a statement of any degrees conferred; and
(B) Documentation of each of the following, if completed or obtained by the applicant:
1. The completion of a 12 month training program approved by CAAHEP or its equvalent, or
2. The completion of five years of full-time, of at least 40 hours a week, clinical laboratory experience in cytology;
3. ASCP registration certificate;
4. Licensure by the Department under Business and Professions Code section 1270 subsection (c) or subsection (d); and
(3) The name and address of the applicant's current laboratory employer(s), and the number of hours employed (by each) and the time devoted, and volume of types of specimens examined at each location.
(c) Within 30 calendar days of receipt of an application for a cytotechnologist license, the Department shall inform the applicant in writing that the application is either complete and accepted for filing or that it is incomplete and what specific information is required before the application may be accepted for filing.
(d) Within 90 calendar days from the date the Department receives the information and documentation required in subdivision (a), it shall inform the applicant in writing whether a cytotechnologist license shall be issued or denied. If a license is denied, the Department shall indicate the reasons therefor.
(e) The Department's time periods for processing an application for cytotechnologist license, from receipt of the initial application to the final decision regarding the license, are as follows:
(1) The median time for processing is 240 calendar days.
(2) The minimum time for processing is 120 calendar days.
(3) The maximum time for processing is 360 calendar days.
(f) Each licensed cytotechnologist shall notify the Department within 30 calendar days of any and all changes in his or her employment, including any changes in the name and address of his or her employer(s), the hours employed by each, and the information specified in subsection (b)(3) above.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 1224, 1270 and 1271(f), Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 1270, 1271 and 1300, Business and Professions Code; Section 15376, Government Code; and Section 116, Health and Safety Code.
1. New section filed 11-18-93 as an emergency; operative 11-18-93 (Register 93, No. 47). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-18-94 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 11-18-93 order transmitted with amendment of subsection (b)(2)(B)1 to OAL 3-18-94 and filed 4-29-94 (Register 94, No. 17).
This database is current through 5/10/24 Register 2024, No. 19.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 17, § 1061, 17 CA ADC § 1061
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