64B5-10.011. Retired Status and Reactivation of Retired Status License.

Effective on Wednesday, December 11, 2019
  • 1(1) A licensee may place an active or inactive license in retired status at any time. If the license is placed in retired status at the time of renewal the licensee shall pay the retired status fee set forth in Rule 4264B5-15.0122, 43F.A.C. If the licensee chooses to place the license in retired status at any time other than at the time of license renewal the licensee shall pay the change of status processing fee set forth in 79Rule 6814B5-15.0121, F.A.C., and the retired status fee set forth in Rule 9264B5-15.0122, 93F.A.C.

    94(2) A licensee may reactivate a retired status license at any time, subject to meeting the following requirements:

    112(a) Paying the reactivation fee mandated in Section 120456.036(12), F.S., 122which mandates that the licensee “pay any renewal fees imposed on an active status licensee fee all biennial licensure periods during which the licensee was on retired status.”

    150(b) Showing documentary proof of satisfying the continuing education requirements of Rules 16264B5-12.013, 16364B5-12.016, 164F.A.C., for each licensure biennial period in which the license was in retired status.

    178(c) Dentists must demonstrate compliance with Rule 18564B5-17.011, 186F.A.C., Financial Responsibility.

    189(3) Any dentist whose license has been on retired status for more than five (5) years or a licensee from another state who has not been in the active practice of dentistry within the past five (5) years shall be required to appear before the Board and establish the ability to practice with care and skill sufficient to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public. At the time of such appearance, the dentist must:

    265(a) Demonstrate compliance with subsection (2), above;

    272(b) Account for any activities related to the practice of dentistry during the period that the licensee was on retired status or not practicing in another jurisdiction and establish an absence of malpractice or disciplinary actions pending in any jurisdiction.

    312(4) The Department shall refuse to reactivate the license of a retired status dentist who is under investigation or prosecution in any jurisdiction for an action that would constitute a violation of this chapter or the professional practice acts administered by the department and the boards, until 15 days after the Department receives the final results of the investigation or prosecution.

    373Rulemaking Authority 375456.036 FS. 377Law Implemented 379456.036 FS. 381History–New 2-14-06, Amended 6-9-10, 12-11-19.