61G10-18.001: Continuing Education Credit Requirements
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Board proposes to amend the rule to consider extension of CE requirement deadline.
SUMMARY: The rule amendment adds a consideration for the extension of the continuing education requirement deadline.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: No Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared. The Board determined the proposed rule will not have an impact on small business.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 455.2124, 489.306 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 481.313, 553.841 FS.
IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN FAW.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Juanita Chastain, Executive Director, Board of Landscape Architecture, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0750
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
61G10-18.001 Continuing Education Credit Requirements.
Every person licensed pursuant to Chapter 481, Part II, Florida Statutes, must obtain at least sixteen (16) continuing education credits per biennium. There shall be no carryover of hours permitted from one licensure renewal biennium to the next.
(1) through (5) No change.
(6) The board may, upon request of a licensee suffering a hardship, temporarily waive the continuing education requirement for one year. The licensee must make the request, in writing to the Board of Landscape Architecture, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0751, or by way of http://myflorida.com/dbpr/, detailing the hardship at least 60 days prior to the renewal.
Specific Authority 455.2124, 481.306, 481.313 FS. Law Implemented 481.313, 553.841 FS. History–New 9-19-01, Amended 7-3-03, 3-1-05, 11-12-07,________.