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49 Pa. Code § 48.40. Exemption and waiver.

§ 48.40. Exemption and waiver.

 (a)  An individual applying for licensure in this Commonwealth for the first time shall be exempted from the continuing education requirement for the biennial renewal period following initial licensure.

 (b)  The Board may grant an extension or waive all or a portion of the continuing education requirement for biennial renewal upon request of a licensee. The request must be made in writing, with appropriate documentation, and shall include a description of circumstances sufficient to show why compliance is impossible. A waiver or extension request will be evaluated by the Board on a case-by-case basis. Waivers and extensions may be granted for serious illness, military service or other demonstrated hardship. The Board will send written notification of its approval or denial of a waiver or extension request.


   The provisions of this §  48.40 adopted December 22, 2006, effective December 23, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 7841.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  48.31 (relating to definitions).

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