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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional and Occupational Licensing
Agency 30. Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Chapter 21. Regulations Governing Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
4/4/2020

18VAC30-21-110. Inactive Licensure; Reactivation for Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, or School Speech-Language Pathologists.

Part IV
Reactivation and Reinstatement

A. An audiologist, speech-language pathologist, or school speech-language pathologist who holds a current, unrestricted license in Virginia may, upon a request on the renewal application and submission of the required fee, be issued an inactive license. The holder of an inactive license shall not be required to maintain continuing education requirements and shall not be entitled to perform any act requiring a license to practice audiology or speech-language pathology in Virginia.

B. A licensee whose license has been inactive and who requests reactivation of an active license shall file an application, pay the difference between the inactive and active renewal fees for the current year, and provide documentation of current ASHA certification or of having completed 10 continuing education hours equal to the requirement for the number of years in which the license has been inactive, not to exceed 30 contact hours.

C. A licensee who does not reactivate within five years shall meet the requirements of subsection B of this section and shall either:

1. Meet the requirements for initial licensure as prescribed by 18VAC30-21-60; or

2. Provide documentation of a current license in another jurisdiction in the United States and evidence of active practice for at least one of the past three years or practice in accordance with 18VAC30-21-70 with a provisional license for six months and submit a recommendation for licensure from his supervisor.

D. If the licensee holds licensure in any other state or jurisdiction, he shall provide evidence that no disciplinary action is pending or unresolved. The board may deny a request for reactivation to any licensee who has been determined to have committed an act in violation of 18VAC30-21-160.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-2400 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 32, Issue 23, eff. August 10, 2016; amended, Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 12, eff. March 23, 2017.

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