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§ 21-310. Inactive status or nonrenewed status

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 21. Environmental Health Specialists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2014
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 21-310
§ 21-310. Inactive status or nonrenewed status
Application for inactive status
(a)(1) The Board shall place a licensed environmental health specialist on inactive status for a period not to exceed 4 years if the licensed environmental health specialist:
(i) Submits to the Board a written application for inactive status on a form the Board requires; and
(ii) Pays to the Board the inactive status fee set by the Board.
(2) The Board shall provide to a licensed environmental health specialist who is placed on inactive status written notification of:
(i) The date the license has expired or will expire;
(ii) The date the licensed environmental health specialist's inactive status became effective;
(iii) The date the licensed environmental health specialist's inactive status expires; and
(iv) The consequences of not reactivating the license before the inactive status expires.
(3) The Board shall reactivate the license of a licensed environmental health specialist who is on inactive status if the licensed environmental health specialist:
(i) Applies to the Board for reactivation of the license before the inactive status expires;
(ii) Complies with the license renewal requirements that are in effect when the licensed environmental health specialist applies for reactivation;
(iii) Has completed the number of credit hours of approved continuing education set by the Board; and
(iv) Pays to the Board the reactivation processing fee set by the Board.
Application for nonrenewed status
(b)(1) The Board shall place a licensed environmental health specialist on nonrenewed status for a period not to exceed 4 years if the licensed environmental health specialist failed to renew the license for any reason.
(2) The Board shall provide to a licensed environmental health specialist who is placed on nonrenewed status written notification of:
(i) The date the license expired;
(ii) The date the licensed environmental health specialist's nonrenewed status became effective;
(iii) The date the licensed environmental health specialist's nonrenewed status expires; and
(iv) The consequences of not reactivating the license before the nonrenewed status expires.
(3) The Board shall reactivate the license of a licensed environmental health specialist who is placed on nonrenewed status if the licensed environmental health specialist:
(i) Applies to the Board for reactivation of the license before the nonrenewed status expires;
(ii) Complies with the license renewal requirements that are in effect when the individual applies for reactivation;
(iii) Has completed the number of credit hours of approved continuing education set by the Board; and
(iv) Pays to the Board the reactivation processing fee set by the Board.
Reactivation of license
(c) Notwithstanding subsection (a) or (b) of this section, the Board shall reactivate the license of a licensed environmental health specialist who was placed on inactive or nonrenewed status if the licensed environmental health specialist:
(1) Applies to the Board for reactivation after the inactive or nonrenewed status expired;
(2) Pays to the Board the reactivation processing fee set by the Board and any other fees required by the Board;
(3) Provides any documentation required by the Board on the form the Board requires; and
(4) Passes the examination, if any, that is required by the Board in regulation.

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Added by Acts 2014, c. 649, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2014.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 21-310, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 21-310
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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