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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 80. Board For Hearing Aid Specialists And Opticians
Chapter 20. Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations

18VAC80-20-140. Reinstatement required.

If a licensee fails to meet the requirements for renewal and submit the renewal fee within 30 days after the expiration date on the license, the licensee must apply for reinstatement on a form provided by the board.

1. Applicants for reinstatement shall continue to meet the standards of entry in 18VAC80-20-30 A 2, 18VAC80-20-30 A 3 and 18VAC80-20-30 A 5 through 18VAC80-20-30 A 9.

2. Applicants for reinstatement shall submit the required fee referenced in 18VAC80-20-70.

3. Two years after the expiration date on the license, reinstatement is no longer possible. To resume practice as a hearing aid specialist, the former licensee must apply as a new applicant for licensure, meeting all educational, examination, and experience requirements as listed in the regulations current at the time of reapplication.

4. Any hearing aid specialist activity conducted subsequent to the expiration date of the license may constitute unlicensed activity and may be subject to prosecution by the Commonwealth under §§ 54.1-111 and 54.1-202 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR375-01-02 § 4.1, eff. August 23, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 2003.

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