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36-1926 - Temporary license; sponsorship; termination of sponsorship
36-1926. Temporary license; sponsorship; termination of sponsorship
A. An applicant who fulfills the requirements of section 36-1923, subsection A may apply to the director for a temporary license.
B. On receiving an application as provided by subsection A of this section, accompanied by an application fee and proof of sponsorship, the director shall issue a temporary license. A temporary license allows the licensee to practice the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids for a twelve-month period.
C. An applicant shall provide proof to the satisfaction of the director that the applicant is or will be supervised and trained for fitting and dispensing activities by a sponsor licensed pursuant to this chapter.
D. A sponsor may terminate sponsorship at any time and for any reason. The director shall not review the reasons for the termination. A temporary license terminates on the date that the director receives notice from the sponsor that the sponsor is terminating sponsorship. This notice shall be accompanied by documentation that the sponsor has notified the licensee of the termination. The director shall prescribe by rule how the sponsor shall document this notification of termination. A person whose license is terminated shall apply for a new temporary license as prescribed by this section and shall not practice until granted a license.
E. A temporary licensee shall take an examination within six months after issuance of a temporary license. If the person takes and fails the examination, the person may renew the temporary license once before the temporary license expires. The person shall take the next examination following the issuance of the renewal license.
F. The director may revoke or suspend a temporary license in the same manner and for the same reasons as prescribed pursuant to section 36-1934.
G. The director may deny an application for a temporary license if the applicant has previously held a temporary license and renewed the temporary license.