To update the existing text for administrative convenience.  


  • RULE NO: RULE TITLE
    64B-9.001: Biennial Licensing
    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: To update the existing text for administrative convenience.
    SUMMARY: The Department is creating a second group of Certified Nursing Assistants whose licenses will be renewed in even years.
    SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: No Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared.
    Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
    SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 456.004(1) FS.
    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 456.004(1) FS.
    IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN FAW.
    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Michael Murphy, OMC Manager, Medical Quality Assurance, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C-10, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3255

    THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:

    64B-9.001 Biennial Licensing.

    (1) through (3) No change.

    (4) The schedule for biennial license renewal for each respective profession shall be as follows:

                                                                    EVEN YEARS               ODD YEARS

    Acupuncturists                                    February 28

    Athletic Trainers                                  September 30

    Certified Master Social
    Workers                                                                                         March 31

    Certified Nursing Assistants
    (Group I)                                                                                        December 31

    Certified Nursing Assistants
    (Group II)
                                                   December 31

    Chiropractic Physicians &
    Assistants                                             March 31

    Clinical Laboratory Personnel            August 31

    Clinical Social Workers                                                               March 31

    Consultant Pharmacists                      December 31

    Dental Hygienists                                February 28

    Dental Laboratories                             February 28

    Dentists                                                 February 28

    Dietitians/Nutritionists                                                               May 31

    Dispensing Opticians                          December 31

    Electrologists                                        May 31

    Electrolysis Facilities                           May 31

    Hearing Aid Specialists                                                              February 28

    Marriage & Family Therapists                                                   March 31

    Massage Therapists                                                                    August 31

    Massage Establishments                                                            August 31

    Medical Doctors (Group I)                 January 31

    Medical Doctors (Group II)                                                        January 31

    Medical Doctors – Public
    Psychiatry/Health Certificate             January 31

    Medical Doctors – Limited
    License                                                  January 31

    Medical Doctors – Area of
    Critical Need                                         January 31

    Medical Physicists                                                                      January 31

    Mental Health Counselors                                                         March 31

    Midwives                                                                                      December 31

    Naturopathic Physicians                    September 30

    Nuclear Pharmacists                            February 28

    Nurses

    Group I: Registered & Advanced      April 30

    Registered Nurse Practitioners

    Group II: Registered &
    Advanced Registered                         July 31

       Nurse Practitioners

    Group III: Registered &
    Advanced Registered                                                                 April 30

       Nurse Practitioners

    Licensed Practical Nurses                                                          July 31

    Nursing Home Administrators           September 30

    Occupational Therapists &
    Assistants                                                                                     February 28

    Optometrists                                                                                 February 28

    Optometrist Branch Offices                                                        February 28

    Orthotists & Prosthetists                                                           November 30

    Osteopathic Physicians                      March 31

    Pharmacies                                                                                    February 28

    Pharmacists                                                                                   September 30

    Physical Therapists & Assistants                                            November 30

    Physician Assistants                          January 31

    Podiatric Physicians                            March 31

    Psychologists                                       May 31

    Respiratory Care Practitioners                                                   May 31

    Respiratory Therapists                                                               May 31

    School Psychologists                                                                 November 30

    Speech Language Pathologists/
    Audiologists & Assistants                                                        December 31

    EXTENSION OF BIENNIAL LICENSURE PERIODS – When a current biennial licensure period for a profession is extended for a period longer than two years to conform to the above schedule of biennial periods, the biennial licensure fee for the profession shall be increased pro-rata to cover the additional extended period. The increased licensure fee shall be based on the biennial licensure fee established by the board. The amended licensure period and the pro-rated renewal fee shall be implemented for the purpose of restructuring the Department’s renewal schedule.

    (5) No change.

    Specific Authority  456.004(1) FS. Law Implemented 456.004(1) FS. History–New 11-5-00, Amended 11-24-05,__________.


    NAME OF PERSON ORIGINATING PROPOSED RULE: Michael Murphy
    NAME OF SUPERVISOR OR PERSON WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED RULE: Lucy Gee
    DATE PROPOSED RULE APPROVED BY AGENCY HEAD: July 17, 2007
    DATE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT PUBLISHED IN FAW: August 3, 2007

Document Information

Comments Open:
9/7/2007
Summary:
The Department is creating a second group of Certified Nursing Assistants whose licenses will be renewed in even years.
Purpose:
To update the existing text for administrative convenience.
Rulemaking Authority:
456.004(1) FS.
Law:
456.004(1) FS.
Contact:
Michael Murphy, OMC Manager, Medical Quality Assurance, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C-10, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3255
Related Rules: (1)
64B-9.001. Biennial Licensing