Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, any license, permit, certificate, or
other document, however styled or denominated, that is related to the practice of
any business, profession, or calling and issued under this title to any citizen of
the Commonwealth shall be held not to have expired during the period of such person's
service outside the United States, in the armed services of the United States or as
a member of the diplomatic service of the United States, appointed under the Foreign
Service Act of 1946, serving outside the United States and 60 days thereafter. However, no extension granted under this section shall exceed five years from the
date of expiration of the document. The provisions of this section shall apply to the spouse of a member of the armed
services of the United States if the spouse accompanies the member during periods
of service outside of the United States.
For the purposes of this section “service in the armed services of the United States” includes active duty service with the regular Armed Forces of the United States
or the National Guard or other reserve component.
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