(1) Any license issued under chapter 18.165
RCW and not otherwise revoked or suspended shall be deemed "inactive" at any time it is delivered to the director. Until reissued, the holder of an inactive license shall be deemed to be unlicensed.
(2) An inactive license may be placed in an active status upon completion of an application as provided by the director and upon compliance with the rules adopted pursuant to chapter 18.165
(3) An inactive license may not be renewed. The inactive license will be cancelled if not activated and renewed within one year of the expiration date. To obtain a new license the person must satisfy the procedures and qualifications for initial licensing, including the successful completion of any applicable training and examination requirements.
(4) The provisions of chapter 18.165
RCW relating to the denial, suspension, and revocation of a license shall be applicable to an inactive license as well as an active license, except that when proceedings to suspend or revoke an inactive license have been initiated, the license shall remain inactive until the proceedings have been completed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.165.170(1), 43.24.086 and 34.05.482. 97-17-051, § 308-17-170, filed 8/15/97, effective 9/15/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.165.170. 91-22-111, § 308-17-170, filed 11/6/91, effective 12/7/91.]