148E.070 LICENSE RENEWALS.
Subdivision 1. License renewal term.
(a) If a license is renewed, the license must be
renewed for a two-year renewal term. The renewal term is the period from the effective date of an
initial or renewed license to the expiration date of the license.
(b) The effective date of a renewed license is the day following the expiration date of the
(c) The expiration date of a renewed license is the last day of the licensee's birth month in the
second calendar year following the effective date of the renewed license.
Subd. 2. Mailing license renewal notices.
The board must mail a notice for license renewal
to a licensee at least 45 days before the expiration date of the license. Mailing the notice by
United States mail to the licensee's last known mailing address constitutes valid mailing. Failure
to receive the renewal notice does not relieve a licensee of the obligation to renew a license
and to pay the renewal fee.
Subd. 3. Submitting license renewal applications.
(a) In order to renew a license, a
licensee must submit:
(1) a completed, signed application for license renewal; and
(2) the applicable renewal fee specified in section
The completed, signed application and renewal fee must be received by the board prior to
midnight of the day of the license expiration date. For renewals submitted electronically, a "signed
application" means providing an attestation as specified by the board.
(b) An application which is not completed and signed, or which is not accompanied by the
correct fee, must be returned to the applicant, along with any fee submitted, and is void.
(c) The completed, signed application must include documentation that the licensee has
met the continuing education requirements specified in sections
applicable, the supervised practice requirements specified in sections
(d) By submitting a renewal application, an applicant authorizes the board to:
(1) investigate any information provided or requested in the application. The board may
request that the applicant provide additional information, verification, or documentation;
(2) conduct an audit to determine if the applicant has met the continuing education
requirements specified in sections
(3) if applicable, conduct an audit to determine whether the applicant has met the supervision
requirements specified in sections
(e) If a licensee's application for license renewal meets the requirements specified in
paragraph (a), the licensee may continue to practice after the license expiration date until the
board approves or denies the application.
Subd. 4. Renewal late fee.
An application that is received after the license expiration date
must be accompanied by the renewal late fee specified in section
in addition to the
applicable renewal fee. The application, renewal fee, and renewal late fee must be received by the
board within 60 days of the license expiration date, or the license automatically expires.
Subd. 5. Expired license.
(a) If an application does not meet the requirements specified in
subdivisions 3 and 4, the license automatically expires. A licensee whose license has expired may
reactivate a license by meeting the requirements in section
or be relicensed by meeting
the requirements specified in section
(b) The board may take action according to sections
based on a
licensee's conduct before the expiration of the license.
(c) An expired license may be reactivated within one year of the expiration date specified
. After one year of the expiration date, an individual may apply for a new
license according to section
History: 2007 c 123 s 76