24.101.408 RENEWED, LAPSED, EXPIRED, OR TERMINATED LICENSES
(1) All licenses must be renewed on or before the renewal date as listed in, and in accordance with ARM 24.101.413. Late renewals must be accompanied by the fees as specified in ARM 24.101.403 and any other information required as if the renewal were submitted prior to the renewal date.
(a) A suspended license must be renewed in accordance with ARM 24.101.413 or the license will proceed to expire or terminate.
(2) If the license has not been renewed, the license shall be considered a lapsed, expired, or terminated license.
(a) A lapsed license may be reactivated within 45 days of the renewal date by submitting the required, completed renewal information and paying the required fees.
(b) Licenses not renewed within 45 days from the renewal date automatically expire. An expired license may be reactivated within two years of the renewal date by submitting the required, completed renewal information and paying the required fees.
(c) Licenses not renewed within two years from the renewal date automatically terminate. A terminated license may not be reactivated. A new original license must be obtained by completing the current requirements for a new application, including successfully passing the licensing examination if applicable.
(3) A licensee whose license has lapsed or expired, may not apply for a new license. A licensee must renew the license if it has lapsed or expired. All renewal requirements must be met and fees paid in order for a lapsed or expired license to be renewed. A new original license will be issued to a licensee whose license has terminated, provided all licensing requirements are met.
(4) A licensee who practices while a license is lapsed is not considered to be practicing without a license.
(5) A licensee who practices after a license has expired is considered to be practicing without a license and is subject to discipline provided by statute or rule.
(6) A former licensee who practices after a license is terminated is considered to be practicing without a license and is subject to cease and desist or a district court restraining order.
History: 37-1-101, 37-1-141, MCA; IMP, 37-1-101, 37-1-130, 37-1-141, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 1583, Eff. 7/1/06.