(a) If a license issued by the department is lost, destroyed, or stolen from the person
to whom it was issued, the license holder shall report the fact to the department
and include detailed information as to the loss, destruction, or theft, giving dates,
place, and circumstances.
(b) A license holder may apply to the department for an amended license because of
a lawful change in the person's name or degree designation or for any other lawful
and sufficient reason. The license holder must state the reasons that the issuance of an amended license
(c) The department shall issue a duplicate or amended license on application by a
license holder and payment of a fee set by the commission for the duplicate or amended
license. The department may not issue a duplicate or amended license unless:
(1) the license holder submits sufficient evidence to prove the license has been lost,
destroyed, or stolen or establishes the lawful reason that an amended license should
be issued; and
(2) the department's records show a license had been issued and was in effect at the
time of the loss, destruction, or theft or on the date of the request for an amended
(d) If an amended license is issued, the license holder shall return the original
license to the department.
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