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A. Except as provided for initial licensure in Subsection B of Section 61-12C-9 NMSA 1978, massage therapy licenses shall expire biennially. Expiration dates shall be established by rule.
B. The board may establish continuing education requirements as a condition of the renewal of massage therapy licenses.
C. All courses offered by continuing education providers shall be acceptable to meet continuing education requirements regardless of the location where the course is offered.
D. A continuing education provider who is an individual who was an active New Mexico registered independent massage therapy instructor on the effective date of this 2019 act shall submit to the board a syllabus and one-time fee for any course not previously approved by the board.
E. Within thirty days of application, the board may approve or deny the application of an individual who is not a continuing education provider to offer a particular continuing education course; provided that the individual submits:
(1) a copy of any relevant license;
(2) proof of a minimum of two years' experience in the area of instruction;
(3) a course syllabus for the proposed course;
(4) a resume; and
(5) a one-time fee to be determined by the board by rule.
F. A license shall be renewed by submitting a renewal application on a form provided by the board.
G. A sixty-day grace period shall be allowed each licensee after the end of the renewal period, during which time a license may be renewed upon payment of the renewal fee and a late fee as prescribed by the board.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 61. Professional and Occupational Licenses § 61-12C-17. License renewal; continuing education - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-61-professional-and-occupational-licenses/nm-st-sect-61-12c-17.html
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