A. The Board shall place a license on inactive status if the licensee:
(1) Submits to the Board:
(a) An application for inactive status on a form required by the Board; and
(b) The applicable one-time fee as set forth in COMAR 10.53.12; or
(2) Fails to submit the number of CEUs required for renewal of licensure as set forth in COMAR 10.53.04.
B. The Board shall reactivate a license if:
(1) The license has been inactive for less than 5 years;
(2) The licensee is otherwise entitled to be licensed; and
(3) The licensee submits to the Board:
(a) A reactivation application on a form required by the Board;
(b) Evidence of completion of 10 CEUs for each year before application;
(c) The renewal fee as set forth in COMAR 10.53.12; and
(d) Written, verified evidence that the renewal applicant has completed an application for a criminal history records check by submitting the following:
(i) Two sets of fingerprints, as required by the Central Repository and the FBI; and
(ii) All fees required by the Central Repository and the FBI.
C. A license may not be issued until the Board has:
(1) Received and reviewed the criminal history records information; and
(2) Approved the application.
D. If a license has been inactive for 5 years or more, the individual shall successfully take the entire Board-approved electrology examination.
E. While on inactive status, although not authorized to practice as an electrologist or electrology instructor, an electrologist or electrology instructor may use the designation "Electrologist", "Licensed Electrologist", "Electrology Instructor", "Licensed Electrology Instructor", "L.E.", or "L.E.I.".