Notice of Change/Withdrawal

Board of Respiratory Care
64B32-2.001: License by Endorsement
Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 35 No. 50, December 18, 2009 issue of the Florida Administrative Weekly.

The change is in response to concerns stated by the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee in a letter dated January 22, 2010 and language voted on by the Board at its meeting on January 8, 2010. The change is as follows:

SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COST shall read as: A Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared and voted upon. The Board determined that although it estimates receipt of approximately 2,523 licensure application over the next five years, small businesses would not be affected by this rule. However, a SERC was prepared for review.

Any person who wishes to provide information regarding the statement of estimated costs, or to provide a proposal for a lower regulatory cost alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.

64B32-2.001 (1) shall read as:

(1) Applicants for licensure as a Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist in the state of Florida shall apply on Form DH-MQA 1145, Application by Endorsement, Revised 10/09, incorporated herein as this Board’s application form and available on the web at A properly completed application must be submitted with the appropriate fee as set forth in Rule 64B32-2.003, F.A.C.

The revision date of form DH-MQA 1145 has been corrected from 5/25/09 to 10/09.

The typographical error on page one of the Application has been corrected from “Title 42 USCS §666 (a)(13)” to “Title 42 USCA §666 (a)(13).”

Questions required by Section 456.0635, Florida Statutes, have been added to page four of the Application.

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Allen Hall, Executive Director, Board of Respiratory Care Specialists/MQA, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C05, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3255