Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 420 - GEORGIA STATE BOARD OF DISPENSING OPTICIANS.
Chapter 420-9 - CONTINUING EDUCATION
Rule 420-9-.02 - Continuing Education Hours for New Licensees
RULE 420-9-.02. Continuing Education Hours for New Licensees
An optician licensed by examination during the first six months of the renewal period shall be required to obtain the full ten (10) hours of continuing education; if licensed during the following twelve months he/she shall be required to obtain five (5) hours of continuing education; if licensed during the last six months of the renewal period, he/she shall be exempt from the continuing education requirements for that renewal period only. The full requirement of ten (10) hours must be fulfilled each renewal period thereafter.
O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-25, 43-29-6, 43-29-11.(Original Rule entitled "Continuing Education Program Approval" adopted. F. July 28, 1989; eff. Aug. 17, 1989. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Continuing Education Hours for Licensees" adopted. F. Mar. 30, 1990; eff. Apr. 19, 1990. Amended: F. May 21, 1997; eff. June 10, 1997. Amended: F. June 12, 1998; eff. July 2, 1998. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Feb. 26, 2004; eff. Mar. 17, 2004.)