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Article - Health Occupations


    (a)    Except as provided for a limited license in § 16-317 of this subtitle, a license expires on the date set by the Board, unless the license is renewed for an additional term as provided in this section. A license may not be renewed for a term longer than 2 years.

    (b)    At least 1 month before a 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, a licensee periodically may renew it for an additional 2-year 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 subtitle for license renewal.

    (d)    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 each licensee who meets the requirements of this section.

    (f)    (1)    A podiatrist has a grace period of 30 days after the podiatrist’s license expires in which to renew the license retroactively, if the podiatrist:

            (i)    Otherwise is entitled to have the license renewed; and

            (ii)    Pays to the Board the renewal fee and any late fee set by the Board.

        (2)    After the grace period of 30 days:

            (i)    The expired license lapses into a nonrenewal status; and

            (ii)    The Board may require the licensee to meet the requirements of § 16-308 to be reinstated.

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