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§ 1A-306. Renewal of license

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: June 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 1a. Acupuncturists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2013
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 1A-306
§ 1A-306. Renewal of license
In general
(a)(1) The Board shall provide for the term and renewal of licenses under this section.
(2) The term of a license may not be more than 3 years.
(3) A license expires at the end of its term, unless the license is renewed for a term as provided by the Board.
Renewal notice
(b) At least 1 month before the license expires, the Board shall send to the licensee, by electronic means or first-class mail to the last known electronic or physical address of the licensee, a renewal notice that states:
(1) The date on which the current license expires;
(2) The date by which the renewal application must be received by the Board for the renewal to be issued and mailed before the license expires; and
(3) The amount of the renewal fee.
(c) Before the license expires, the licensee periodically may renew it for an additional term, if the licensee:
(1) Otherwise is entitled to be licensed;
(2) Pays to the Board a renewal fee set by the Board; and
(3) Submits to the Board:
(i) A renewal application on the form that the Board requires; and
(ii) Satisfactory evidence of compliance with any continuing education requirements set under this section for license renewal.
Continuing education requirements
(d) In addition to any other qualifications and requirements established by the Board, the Board may establish continuing education requirements as a condition to the renewal of licenses under this section.
(e) The Board shall renew the license of and issue a renewal certificate to each licensee who meets the requirements of this section.
Grace periods
(f) An acupuncturist has a grace period of 30 days after the acupuncturist's license expires in which to renew it retroactively, if the acupuncturist:
(1) Otherwise is entitled to have the license renewed; and
(2) Pays to the Board the renewal fee and any late fee set by the Board.
(g) A licensee may advertise only as permitted by regulations adopted by the Board.


Added by Acts 1994, c. 620, § 1, eff. July 1, 1994. Amended by Acts 2004, c. 387, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2004; Acts 2013, c. 404, § 1, eff. June 1, 2013.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 1A-306, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 1A-306
Current through legislation effective through May 8, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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