36-36-9 Temporary license--Fee--Examination--Expiration.
The board may issue a
temporary license to an applicant who has paid the temporary license fee, meets all the qualifications
for licensure as established in § 36-36-5 with the exception of certification by the ABMGG or
ABGC, and has submitted evidence to the board that the applicant is a candidate accepted to write
the examination or is awaiting the results of the first examination for which the applicant is eligible
after graduation from an approved genetic counseling program. The board shall establish a temporary
license fee by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26. The temporary license fee may not exceed
one hundred dollars. A temporary licensee shall take the next available examination. If any
temporary licensee fails the first sitting of ABGC or ABMGG certification examination or the
temporary license expires, then the applicant may reapply for a second temporary license. A
temporary license may not be issued if the applicant has failed the ABGC or ABMGG certification
examination more than twice. A temporary license expires on the occurrence of the following:
Issuance of a regular license;
Failure to pass the board-approved examination; or
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Expiration of the term for which the temporary license was issued.
SL 2009, ch 194, § 9; SL 2016, ch 198, § 6.
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