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(a) Licenses issued under this chapter expire and become invalid at 12:00 midnight, June 30, of each year if not renewed.
(b) To maintain a license, a person licensed under this chapter shall pay a fee for renewal of license to the Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology on or before June 30 of each year.
(c)(1)(A) If a request for renewal is postmarked on or before July 15:
(i) The request shall not be considered late; and
(ii) The licensee shall not be:
(a) Considered as practicing without a license; or
(b) Charged a late fee.
(B) If payment of the renewal fee is postmarked on or after July 16 of any given year, the board may renew a license upon payment of the renewal of license fee plus a late renewal payment penalty, which shall equal the amount prescribed for late penalty per month under § 17-100-308.
(C) A license renewed under this subsection becomes effective on the day after the request for renewal is postmarked.
(2) A person who requests renewal of a license, whose license has expired, shall not be required to submit to examination as a condition to renewal.
(d) A suspended license is subject to expiration and may be renewed as provided in this section, but the renewal shall not entitle the licensee, while the license remains suspended and until it is reinstated, to engage in the licensed activity or in any other conduct or activity in violation of the order or judgment by which the license was suspended.
(e)(1) A person who fails to renew his or her license within five (5) years after the date of its expiration may not renew it, and it may not be restored, reissued, or reinstated thereafter.
(2) However, the person may apply for and obtain a new license if he or she meets the requirements of this chapter.
A motor vehicle that was originally designated as a low-speed vehicle and that has been modified or altered to exceed 25 miles per hour shall not qualify for the relaxed federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards established for low-speed vehicles and instead shall meet all federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for a passenger vehicle.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-100-305. Annual renewal - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-17-professions-occupations-and-businesses/ar-code-sect-17-100-305/
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