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A. A medication assistant who is certified pursuant to 32-1650.02 may apply for recertification before expiration of the certificate if that person:
1. Submits an application on a board prescribed form accompanied by a fee prescribed by the board by rule before the expiration date on the certificate.
2. Submits an affidavit with the application that the applicant has practiced as a medication assistant for at least one hundred sixty hours in the past two years.
3. Submits an affidavit with the application that indicates whether the applicant has been convicted of a felony, and if convicted of one or more felonies, indicates the date of absolute discharge from the sentences for all felony convictions.
4. Submits a current application to renew the person's licensed nursing assistant license or holds a current licensed nursing assistant license or is registered as a certified nursing assistant and was certified as a medication assistant before July 1, 2016.
B. If the current medication assistant certificate has expired, the board may assess a late fee as prescribed by the board by rule. A medication assistant who practices with an expired certificate commits an act of unprofessional conduct and is subject to disciplinary action pursuant to this chapter.