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§30-32-17. Renewal of license or registration; renewal of lapsed license or registration; suspension, revocation and refusal to renew; reinstatement of revoked license or registration.

(a) Licenses, except provisional licenses, and registrations may be renewed biennially, upon documentation of required continuing education and payment of a renewal fee.

(b) A license or registration which has lapsed may be renewed within one year of its expiration date in the manner set by the board.

(c) A license or registration which has lapsed for more than one year but fewer than five years may be reinstated, upon documentation of continuing education credits earned during the lapsed period equal to the credits required for renewal and payment of a reinstatement fee.

(d) A license or registration which has lapsed for more than five years may not be reinstated. A new license or registration may be issued to an applicant who complies with the requirements relating to the issuance of an original license or registration in effect at the time of the application.

(e) The board may suspend, revoke or refuse to renew a license or registration for any reason which would justify the denial of an original application for licensure or registration.

(f) The board may consider the reinstatement of a license or registration which has been revoked upon a showing that the applicant can resume practicing with reasonable skill and safety.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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