Article - Health Occupations
(a) Except as provided for a limited license in § 16-317 of this subtitle, a license expires on the date set by the Board, unless the license is renewed for an additional term as provided in this section. A license may not be renewed for a term longer than 2 years.
(b) At least 1 month before a license expires, the Board shall send to the licensee, by electronic means or first–class mail to the last known electronic or physical address of the licensee, a renewal notice that states:
(1) The date on which the current license expires;
(2) The date by which the renewal application must be received by the Board for the renewal to be issued and mailed before the license expires; and
(3) The amount of the renewal fee.
(c) Before the license expires, a licensee periodically may renew it for an additional 2-year term, if the licensee:
(1) Otherwise is entitled to be licensed;
(2) Pays to the Board a renewal fee set by the Board; and
(3) Submits to the Board:
(i) A renewal application on the form that the Board requires; and
(ii) Satisfactory evidence of compliance with any continuing education requirements set under this subtitle for license renewal.
(d) The Board may establish continuing education requirements as a condition to the renewal of licenses under this section.
(e) The Board shall renew the license of each licensee who meets the requirements of this section.
(f) (1) A podiatrist has a grace period of 30 days after the podiatrist’s license expires in which to renew the license retroactively, if the podiatrist:
(i) Otherwise is entitled to have the license renewed; and
(ii) Pays to the Board the renewal fee and any late fee set by the Board.
(2) After the grace period of 30 days:
(i) The expired license lapses into a nonrenewal status; and
(ii) The Board may require the licensee to meet the requirements of § 16-308 to be reinstated.