64B16-26.104: Exemptions for Members of the Armed Forces; Spouses
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Board proposes the rule amendment to update the references to pharmacy technicians.
SUMMARY: References to pharmacy technicians will be updated.
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: 465.005 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 456.024 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: Rebecca R. Poston, Executive Director, Board of Pharmacy, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C04, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3253
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
64B16-26.104 Exemptions for Members of the Armed Forces; Spouses.
licensed pharmacist or registered pharmacy technician on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States who at the time of becoming a member of the Armed Forces of the United States was in good standing with the Board and was entitled to practice the profession of pharmacy or registered as a pharmacy technician in Florida shall be exempt from all license renewal provisions so long as the licensee is on active duty with the Armed Forces and for a period of six months after discharge so long as the licensee is not engaged in the practice of pharmacy in the private sector for profit.
(2) A pharmacist or registered pharmacy technician
licensee who is a spouse of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States and who was caused to be absent from the State of Florida because of the spouse’s duties with the Armed Forces shall be exempt from all license renewal provisions.
Specific Authority 465.005 FS. Law Implemented 456.024 FS. History–New 3-19-79, Amended 4-30-85, Formerly 21S-6.09, 21S-6.009, Amended 7-31-91, Formerly 21S-26.104, 61F10-26.104, 59X-26.104, Amended 1-11-05,________.