Chapter 360-37 MILITARY SPOUSES AND TRANSITIIONING SERVICE MEMBERS LICENSURE
As used in this Chapter, the following terms shall mean:
|(1)||"License" means a document, permit, certificate of registration, or other authorization issued by or on behalf of the Composite State Medical Board to a person to engage in a profession or business regulated under O.C.G.A. T. 43, Ch. 34.|
|(2)||"Military" means the United States armed forces, including the National Guard.|
|(3)||"Military spouse" means a spouse of a service member or transitioning service member.|
|(4)||"Service member" means an active or reserve member of the armed forces, including the National Guard.|
|(5)||"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.|
Effective July 1, 2017, military spouses and transitioning service members may qualify for expedited processing of the license application 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 under the law and rules for the type of license for which the applicant has applied.