Section 626.381, Florida Statutes 2003
626.381 Renewal, continuation, reinstatement, or termination of appointment.--
(1) The appointment of an appointee shall continue in force until suspended, revoked, or otherwise terminated, but subject to a renewal request filed by the appointing entity in the appointee's birth month as to natural persons or license date as to entities and every 24 months thereafter, accompanied by payment of the renewal appointment fee and taxes as prescribed in s. 624.501.
(2) Each appointing entity shall file with the department or office the lists, statements, and information as to appointees whose appointments are being renewed or terminated, accompanied by payment of the applicable renewal fees and taxes as prescribed in s. 624.501, by a date set forth by the department or office following the month during which the appointments will expire.
(3) Renewal of an appointment which is received by the department or office or person designated by the department to administer the appointment process prior to the expiration of an appointment in the licensee's birth month or license issue date, whichever applies, may be renewed by the department or office without penalty and shall be effective as of the first day of the month succeeding the month in which the appointment would have expired.
1(4) Renewal of an appointment which is received by the department or office or person designated by the department to administer the appointment process after the renewal date may be accepted and effectuated by the department or office in its discretion if the appointment, late filing, continuation, and reinstatement fee accompanies the renewal request pursuant to s. 624.501. Late filing fees shall be paid by the appointing entity and may not be charged to the appointee.
(5) The appointment issued to any such appointee shall remain in effect for as long as the appointment represented thereby continues in force as provided in this section.
(6) This section does not apply to temporary licenses.
(7) The department may adopt rules to implement this section.
History.--s. 217, ch. 59-205; s. 10, ch. 65-269; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; s. 3, ch. 81-282; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 181(2nd), 217, 807, 810, ch. 82-243; ss. 39, 206, 207, ch. 90-363; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 11, ch. 92-146; s. 934, ch. 2003-261; s. 36, ch. 2003-267; s. 29, ch. 2003-281.
1Note.--Section 1979, ch. 2003-261, provides that "[i]n the event of a conflict between this act and any other legislation enacted during the 2003 Regular Session, the provisions of this act shall prevail." One of the amendments to subsection (4) by s. 934, ch. 2003-261, was to language deleted by s. 36, ch. 2003-267, and s. 29, ch. 2003-281.