15.14.13.12

.12 Registration Renewal.

A. A registration is issued for 3 years and expires on June 30 on the third year after the date issued, unless the applicant renews the applicant's registration by:

(1) Submitting a renewal application on the form that the Committee requires;

(2) Paying to the Board a renewal fee, as provided in COMAR 15.14.12.02; and

(3) Satisfactorily completing Committee-approved continuing education requirements, as provided in COMAR 15.14.16.

B. The Board shall renew a lapsed registration of less than 5 years, if the applicant:

(1) Submits a renewal application on the form the Board requires;

(2) Submits proof of satisfactorily completing at least 8 hours of Committee-approved continuing educational requirements, as provided in COMAR 15.14.16, for each year the registration is considered to be lapsed;

(3) Pays to the Board a renewal fee; and

(4) Is otherwise entitled to be registered.

C. The Board shall reinstate a lapsed registration of 5 years or more if the applicant:

(1) Submits a reinstatement application on the form the Board requires;

(2) Submits proof of satisfactorily completing at least 8 hours of Committee-approved continuing educational requirements, as provided in COMAR 15.14.16, for each year the registration is considered to be lapsed;

(3) Pays to the Board a reinstatement fee; and

(4) Submits letters of good standing, as applicable, from any other state veterinary boards under which the applicant is, or has been, registered.