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§ 2-308.1. Inactive status

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 2. Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2018
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 2-308.1
§ 2-308.1. Inactive status
In general
(a)(1) The Board shall place a licensee on inactive status if the licensee submits to the Board:
(i) An application for inactive status on the form required by the Board; and
(ii) The inactive status fee set by the Board.
(2) The Board may not place a licensee on inactive status for more than 2 years, beginning on the date the Board grants the application for inactive status.
Renewal of inactive status
(b) A licensee may renew the inactive status for not more than two consecutive additional terms.
Written notification
(c) The Board shall provide a licensee who has complied with the requirements of subsection (a) of this section with written notification of:
(1) The date that the licensee's inactive status becomes effective;
(2) The date that the licensee's inactive status period expires; and
(3) The consequences of not reactivating the license or, if the inactive status may be renewed, renewing the inactive status before the inactive status period expires.
Practice prohibited while on inactive status
(d) A licensee on inactive status under subsection (a) of this section may not practice audiology, hearing aid dispensing, or speech-language pathology or assist in the practice of speech-language pathology while the license is on inactive status.
Reactivation of license
(e) A licensee on inactive status under subsection (a) of this section may reactivate the license at any time during the inactive status period if the licensee:
(1) Pays to the Board the reactivation fee set by the Board; and
(2) Complies with any other requirements set by the Board.
Nonrenewed status
(f) If a licensee fails to renew the inactive status under subsection (b) of this section or reactivate the license under subsection (e) of this section, the license shall be placed on nonrenewed status.
Application for reinstatement after nonrenewed status
(g) A licensee whose license has been placed on nonrenewed status under subsection (f) of this section may apply to the Board to reinstate the license if the licensee:
(1) Meets the requirements of § 2-305 of this subtitle; or
(2) Meets:
(i) The current requirements for obtaining a new license under this subtitle; and
(ii) The continuing education requirements established by the regulations of the Board.


Added by Acts 2018, c. 103, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 2-308.1, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 2-308.1
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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