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§ 20-311. Reinstatement of certificate

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 20. Residential Child Care Program Professionals (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Certification Process (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2015
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 20-311
§ 20-311. Reinstatement of certificate
In general
(a) The Board shall reinstate the certificate of a program administrator or residential child and youth care practitioner who has failed to renew the certificate for any reason, if the individual:
(1) Has not had the certificate suspended or revoked;
(2) Meets the renewal requirements of § 20-310 of this subtitle;
(3) Pays to the Board the reinstatement fee set by the Board;
(4) Submits to the Board satisfactory evidence of compliance with the qualifications and requirements established under this title for certificate reinstatements;
(5) Provides fingerprints for use by the Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to conduct a State and national criminal history records check;
(6) Provides evidence of application for a child protective services background clearance; and
(7) Applies to the Board for reinstatement of the certificate within 5 years after the certificate expires.
Limitations
(b)(1) The Board may not reinstate the certificate of a program administrator or residential child and youth care practitioner who fails to apply for reinstatement of the certificate within 5 years after the certificate expires.
(2) However, the program administrator or residential child and youth care practitioner may be certified by meeting the current requirements for obtaining a new certificate under this title.
Waiver of child protective services background clearance requirement for out-of-state applicants
(c) The Board may, at its discretion, waive the requirement in subsection (a)(6) of this section for an out-of-state applicant who presents evidence to the Board that circumstances beyond the applicant's control prevent the applicant from obtaining, from the applicant's state of residence, a background clearance that is equivalent to a child protective services background clearance.

Credits

Added by Acts 2004, c. 438, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2004. Amended by Acts 2008, c. 218, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008; Acts 2015, c. 331, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2015.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 20-311, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 20-311
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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