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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

18VAC30-21-120. Reinstatement of a lapsed license for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, or school speech-language pathologists.

A. A person may renew a lapsed license within one year of expiration by following the requirements for late renewal in subsection B of 18VAC30-21-90.

B. When a license has not been renewed within one year of the expiration date, a person may apply to reinstate his license by submission of reinstatement application, payment of the reinstatement fee, and submission of documentation of either:

1. A current Certificate of Clinical Competence issued by ASHA or certification issued by ABA or any other accrediting body recognized by the board; or

2. At least 10 continuing education hours for each year the license has been lapsed, not to exceed 30 contact hours, obtained during the time the license in Virginia was lapsed.

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

1. A current report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB);

2. Verification of the status of any license or certification from each United States jurisdiction in which licensure or certification is or has ever been held; and

3. Evidence of either:

a. Active practice for at least one of the past three years; or

b. Practice in accordance with 18VAC30-21-70 with a provisional license for six months and a recommendation for licensure from one's supervisor.

D. The board may deny a request for reinstatement 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 Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 23, eff. August 10, 2016; amended, Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 12, eff. March 23, 2017; Volume 39, Issue 7, eff. January 5, 2023.

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