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148.5191 Registration renewal.

Subdivision 1. Renewal requirements. To renew registration, an applicant must:

(1) biennially complete a renewal application on a form provided by the commissioner and submit the biennial renewal fee;

(2) meet the continuing education requirements of section 148.5193 and submit evidence of attending continuing education courses, as required in section 148.5193, subdivision 6; and

(3) submit additional information if requested by the commissioner to clarify information presented in the renewal application. The information must be submitted within 30 days after the commissioner's request.

Subd. 2. Late fee. An application submitted after the renewal deadline date must be accompanied by a late fee as provided in section 148.5194, subdivision 4.

Subd. 3. Registration renewal notice. Registration renewal is on a biennial basis. At least 60 days before the registration expiration date, the commissioner shall send out a renewal notice to the registrant's last known address. The notice shall include a renewal application and notice of fees required for renewal. If the registrant does not receive the renewal notice, the registrant is still required to meet the deadline for renewal to qualify for continuous registered status.

Subd. 4. Renewal deadline. Each registration certificate, including a temporary registration certificate provided under section 148.5161, must state an expiration date. An application for registration renewal must be received by the department of health or postmarked at least 30 days before the expiration date. If the postmark is illegible, the application shall be considered timely if received at least 21 days before the expiration date.

When the commissioner establishes the renewal schedule for an applicant, registrant, or temporary registrant, if the period before the expiration date is less than two years, the fee shall be prorated.

HIST: 1996 c 363 s 10; 1998 c 317 s 5-7