Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
9/23/2021

Part VI. Renewal and Reinstatement

18VAC160-40-290. Expiration and renewal.

A. A license shall expire two years from the last day of the month in which it was issued.

B. Prior to the expiration date shown on the license, the board shall mail a renewal notice to the licensee's address of record. The licensee shall return a renewal notice and the applicable renewal fee. Failure to receive a renewal notice from the board does not relieve the licensee of the obligation to renew. If the licensee fails to receive the renewal notice, a copy of the license may be submitted with the required fee as an application for renewal.

C. By submitting the renewal fee, the licensee is certifying his continued compliance with the Standards of Practice and Conduct (Part IX (18VAC160-40-440 et seq.) of this chapter) as established by the board. In addition, by submitting the renewal fee, licensees are certifying compliance with the continuing professional education requirements of this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 2017.

18VAC160-40-300. Reinstatement.

A. If all the requirements for renewal of the license as specified in 18VAC160-40-290 are not completed within 30 days of the license expiration date, a reinstatement fee shall be required as established in 18VAC160-40-40.

B. A license may be reinstated for up to one year following the expiration date of the license. Any licensee who fails to reinstate the license within 12 months after the expiration date shall apply for a new license and meet entry requirements in effect at the time of submittal of the new application. The individual shall be deemed to be eligible to sit for the examination for the same profession, class, and category of license as the expired license, if an examination is applicable.

C. By submitting the reinstatement fee, the licensee is certifying his continued compliance with the Standards of Practice and Conduct (Part IX (18VAC160-40-440 et seq.) of this chapter) as established by the board. In addition, by submitting the reinstatement fee, licensees are certifying compliance with the continued professional education requirements of this chapter.

D. Any regulated activity conducted subsequent to the license expiration date may constitute unlicensed activity and be subject to prosecution under Chapter 1 (§ 54.1-100 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 2017.

18VAC160-40-310. Status of license during period prior to reinstatement.

A licensee who applies for reinstatement of the license shall be subject to all laws and regulations as if the regulant had been continuously licensed. The licensee shall remain under and be subject to the disciplinary authority of the board during the entire period.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 2017.

18VAC160-40-320. Board discretion to deny renewal or reinstatement.

A. The board may deny renewal or reinstatement of license for the same reasons as the board may refuse initial licensure or discipline a licensee. The licensee has the right to request further review of any such action by the board under the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

B. The board may deny renewal or reinstatement of a licensee if the licensee has been subject to a disciplinary proceeding and has not met the terms of an agreement for licensure, has not satisfied all sanctions, or has not fully paid monetary penalties and costs imposed by the board.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-2301 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 11, eff. April 1, 2017.

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