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WAC 246-808-180

Expired licenses—Requirements for reactivating a chiropractic license.

If a chiropractor's license is expired, to return to active status the chiropractor must meet the requirements of WAC 246-12-040 and comply with the following:
(1) If the license has expired for less than one year, the chiropractor must submit to the department a written attestation of completing at least twenty-five hours of continuing education in any of the categories under WAC 246-808-150.
(2) If the chiropractor does not have an active license to practice chiropractic under the laws of any other state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or province of Canada and:
(a) If the license has expired for one year or more but less than three years, the chiropractor must:
(i) Complete at least fifty hours of continuing education in any of the categories listed under WAC 246-808-150 and submit to the department the appropriate documentation of course completion for approval; and
(ii) Pass the jurisprudence examination as specified in WAC 246-808-115.
(b) If the license has been expired for three years or more, the chiropractor must:
(i) Complete at least fifty hours of continuing education in any of the categories listed under WAC 246-808-150 and submit to the department the appropriate documentation of course completion for approval;
(ii) Pass the jurisprudence examination as specified in WAC 246-808-115; and
(iii) Pass the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Special Purposes Examination of Chiropractic and submit to the department the appropriate documentation verifying a passing score.
(3) If the license has expired for one year or more, and the chiropractor has an active license to practice chiropractic under the laws of any other state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or province of Canada, the chiropractor must:
(a) Meet the requirements of WAC 246-808-135 for licensure by endorsement; or
(b) Meet the requirements of subsection (2)(a) or (b) of this section depending on the length of time the license has been expired.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.25.0171 and 18.130.050. WSR 13-07-030, § 246-808-180, filed 3/13/13, effective 4/13/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-808-180, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.25 RCW. WSR 96-16-074, § 246-808-180, filed 8/6/96, effective 9/6/96.]
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