Section 468.3095, Florida Statutes 2003
468.3095 Inactive status; reactivation; automatic suspension; reinstatement.--
(1) A certificateholder may request that his or her certificate be placed in an inactive status by making application to the department and paying a fee in an amount set by the department not to exceed $50.
(2)(a) A certificate which has been inactive for less than 1 year after the end of the biennium prescribed by the department may be renewed pursuant to s. 468.309 upon payment of the late renewal fee not to exceed $100. The renewed certificate shall expire 2 years after the date the certificate automatically reverted to inactive status.
(b) A certificate which has been inactive for more than 1 year may be reactivated upon application to the department. The department shall prescribe, by rule, continuing education requirements as a condition of reactivating a certificate. The continuing education requirements for reactivating a certificate shall not exceed 10 classroom hours for each year the certificate was inactive and shall in no event exceed 100 classroom hours for all years in which the certificate was inactive.
(c) A certificate which has been inactive for more than 10 years shall automatically be suspended. One year before the suspension, the department shall give notice to the certificateholder. A suspended certificate may be reinstated as provided for original issuance in s. 468.307.
History.--ss. 11, 19, ch. 84-269; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 288, ch. 97-103.