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49 Pa. Code § 42.56. Waivers of continued competency requirements; extension of time to complete.

§ 42.56. Waivers of continued competency requirements; extension of time to complete.

 (a)  The Board may waive all or part of the continued competency activity requirements, or grant an extension of time to complete the requirements, in the case of a serious illness, injury or emergency which prevents a licensee from completing the continued competency requirements.

 (b)  A licensee seeking a waiver or extension of time shall submit a written request and provide documentary evidence to the satisfaction of the Board of the serious illness, injury or emergency which would preclude the completion of the continued competency requirements.

 (c)  The request for a waiver or extension of time shall be filed with the Board 60 days before the end of the biennium in which the contact hours are being accrued unless the licensee proves to the satisfaction of the Board that it was impracticable to do so.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  42.56 issued under sections 5(b) and 15(a) of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act (63 P. S. § §  1505(b) and 1515(a)); amended under sections 5(b), 8(5)(vi) and 15(a) of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act (63 P.S. § §  1505(b), 1508(5)(vi) and 1515(a)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  42.56 adopted June 21, 2013, effective June 22, 2013, 43 Pa.B. 3350; amended May 4, 2018, effective May 5, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 2624. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (391503).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  42.51 (relating to purpose); and 49 Pa. Code §  42.52 (relating to definitions).



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