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or</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.01(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Upper division courses in human nutrition, food and nutrition, dietetics, food systems management, nutrition education or a combination thereof determined by the Board to be greater than or substantially equal to a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE) accredited or approved program. The earned degree does not need to be in these areas.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.01(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> For purposes of O.C.G.A. 43-11A-9, "Supervise d Experience" component of dietetic practice shall consist of 900 hours of supervised practice/experience under the supervision of a state licensed practitioner or a registered dietitian. The acceptable routes of obtaining this experience include: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.01(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A program formerly or currently approved or accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA): <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.01(2)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Dietetic Internship (DI);</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.01(2)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Coordinated Program (CP);</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.01(2)(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Approved Preprofessional Practice Program (AP4).</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.01(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A program formerly approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA): <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.01(2)(b)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Six (6) months/900 hours experience;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.01(2)(b)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Three (3) years preplanned with B.S. degree.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/157-2-.02" name="157-2-.02" title="157-2-.02">Rule 157-2-.02 Applications for Licensure</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> An applicant for licensure shall submit to the Board: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The completed application form provided by the Board, available on the website <a class="LinkOut" href="http://www.sos.ga.gov/plb/diet" target="_blank">www.sos.ga.gov/plb/diet</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All applicants must submit a Secure and Verifiable document and an Affidavit of Citizenship, as defined in Code Section O.C.G.A. §§ <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=50-36-1&amp;title=50#" target="_newtab">50-36-1</a> and <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=50-36-2&amp;title=50#" target="_newtab">50-36-2</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The required fee (see fee schedule).</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(1)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Board may request additional verification of any requirements or credentials, as it may deem necessary.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Exam applicants must submit: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All applicants for licensure are required to have successfully passed an examination approved by the Board.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All applicants for licensure except as provided in Board rule 157-4 shall submit to the Board an official education transcript with school seal affixed and showing degree(s) earned, area of major study and date of graduation.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(2)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All applicants who have obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated by an approved credentialing agency as equivalent to the baccalaureate or master's degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(2)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Board may request additional verification of any requirements or credentials as it may deem necessary.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Applications for Military Spouses and Transitioning Service Members <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(3)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> As used in this rule, the following terms shall mean: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(3)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Military" means the United States armed forces, including the National Guard.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(3)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Military spouse" means a spouse of a service member or transitioning service member.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(3)(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Service member" means an active or reserve member of the armed forces, including the National Guard.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(3)(a)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Transitioning service member" means a member of the military on active duty status or on separation leave who is within 24 months of retirement or 12 months of separation.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.02(3)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Effective July 1, 2017, military spouses and transitioning service members may qualify for expedited processing of the license application for any license or permit issued by the Board by showing that the applicant is a military spouse or transitioning service member and that the applicant has paid the fee and meets the requirements for a license or permit under the laws and rules for the type of license for which the applicant has applied.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/157-2-.03" name="157-2-.03" title="157-2-.03">Rule 157-2-.03 [Repealed]</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/157-2-.04" name="157-2-.04" title="157-2-.04">Rule 157-2-.04 Renewal of License and Penalties, and Reinstatement. Amended</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Renewal of License and Fees. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A license issued by the Board shall expire on March 31st of even numbered years. The license may be renewed upon payment of the renewal fee and completion of the online renewal application or a paper renewal form (contact the Board office to request one mailed to you) provided all requirements have been met.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Any licensee who fails to apply for renewal by March 31st of each even numbered year may renew the license on or before June 30th of the same even numbered year by the payment of the current renewal fee plus an additional late penalty fee. See fee schedule. You must submit your verification(s) of the required continuing education hours obtained for that renewal. Practicing on or after April 1st of each even numbered year with an expired license is prohibited by law and practice during this period may result in disciplinary action for unlicensed practice.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Each licensee applying for renewal must satisfactorily complete any continuing professional education requirements established by Board rule <a title="157-5-.01" href="157-5-.01">157-5-.01</a>.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(1)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Board may request additional verification of any requirements or credentials, as it may deem necessary.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(1)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The failure to renew a license by June 30th following the March 31st even numbered renewal year expiration date shall cause the license to be administratively revoked and subject to reinstatement at the discretion of the board.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Reinstatement of License. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A license that is no longer active may be reinstated by the licensee upon meeting the following conditions set by the board: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> To reinstate a license that has been lapsed for less than 2 years from the effective date of the lapse, the applicant must: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)1.(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> submit an application for reinstatement, with the required fee</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)1.(ii)">(ii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> submit proof of obtainment of the thirty (30) hours of Continuing Professional Education hours obtained within two (2) years prior to the date the application for reinstatement is received in the Board office;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)1.(iii)">(iii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> provide proof of current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)1.(iv)">(iv)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> provide verification of licensure from each state official or regulatory entity issuing the license, for each state currently or previously licensed in, indicating the license status and whether it is current and in good standing or not. If the license is not in good standing, the verification must indicate any sanctions or other disciplinary actions ever taken against the license.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)1.(v)">(v)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the Board may request additional verification of any requirements or credentials, as it may deem necessary.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> To reinstate a license that has been lapsed for 2 or more years from the effective date of the lapse, the applicant must: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)2.(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> submit an application for reinstatement with the required fee;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)2.(ii)">(ii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> submit proof of obtainment of thirty (30) hours of Continuing Professional Education hours obtained within two (2) years prior to the date the application for reinstatement is received in the Board office;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)2.(iii)">(iii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> provide proof of current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)2.(iv)">(iv)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> provide verification of licensure from each state official or regulatory entity issuing the license, for each state currently or previously licensed in, indicating the license status and whether it is current and in good standing or not. If the license is not in good standing, the verification must indicate any sanctions or other disciplinary actions ever taken against the license.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)2.(v)">(v)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the Board may request additional verification of any requirements or credentials, as it may deem necessary.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(a)2.(vi)">(vi)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> submit two (2) letters of professional reference, one must be from a person who is currently registered and in good standing with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and the other from a current or former supervisor.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> To reinstate a license that has been placed in Inactive license status: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(b)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The holder of an active license may request to place the license on inactive status by submitting a written request to the board no later than June 30th following the March 31st even numbered renewal year expiration date.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(b)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The holder of an inactive license that continues to practice is subject to disciplinary action for unlicensed practice.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.04(2)(b)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> An inactive license may be reinstated by application for Reinstatement as provided in Rule <a title="157-2-.04(1) or (2)" href="157-2-.04#157-2-.04(1) or (2)">157-2-.04(1) or (2)</a> above.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/157-2-.05" name="157-2-.05" title="157-2-.05">Rule 157-2-.05 Fines and Penalties; Name and Address Changes</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Upon finding that a violation has occurred, in accordance with O.C.G.A. §§ <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=43-11A-15&amp;title=43#" target="_newtab">43-11A-15</a> and <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=43-1-19&amp;title=43#" target="_newtab">43-1-19</a>, the Board has the authority to sanction any license issued, deny a license, or refuse to renew a license.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Board may impose any or all of the following: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Public or Private Reprimand;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Letter of Concern;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(2)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Imposition of Fine(s);</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(2)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Period of Probation.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> With respect to unlicensed practice, the board may consider each day as a separate violation.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Mitigating circumstances may be taken into account in varying the sanctions subject to the Board's discretion. Mitigating circumstances shall not include failure to notify the board of an address change or failure to receive a renewal application.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Name Change. A name change request shall be accompanied by a copy of the marriage certificate, court order, or other documentation of a legal name change.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="157-2-.05(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Change of Address. It is the duty of each licensee to maintain with the Board a current mailing address, physical address, telephone number and e-mail address. Licensees may update this information online or submit changes to the Board's administrative staff to update their record.</td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/157-2-.01" name="157-2-.01" title="157-2-.01">Rule 157-2-.01 Definitions</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/157-2-.02" name="157-2-.02" title="157-2-.02">Rule 157-2-.02 Applications for Licensure</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/157-2-.03" name="157-2-.03" title="157-2-.03">Rule 157-2-.03 [Repealed]</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/157-2-.04" name="157-2-.04" title="157-2-.04">Rule 157-2-.04 Renewal of License and Penalties, and Reinstatement. 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