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74-5812.Examination of applicant; temporary license; fee, term, condition; revocation or suspension of temporary license; discipline of temporary licensee. (a) An applicant for a license who is notified by the board that such applicant has fulfilled the requirements of K.S.A. 74-5811 shall appear at a time, place and before such persons as the board may designate, to be examined by written and practical tests in order to demonstrate that such applicant is qualified to practice the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments:

(b) An applicant who fulfills the requirements of K.S.A. 74-5811, who has completed the required training hours as established by rules and regulations of the board and who has not held a temporary license within the preceding three years may apply to the board for a temporary license.

(c) Upon receiving an application provided under subsection (b) of this section, accompanied by the temporary license fee provided for in K.S.A. 74-5810a, the board may issue a temporary license which shall entitle the applicant to practice the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments for a period ending 30 days after the next examination.

(d) No temporary license shall be issued by the board under this section unless the applicant shows to the satisfaction of the board that such applicant is or will be employed, and in the course of such employment will practice fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments under the supervision of a person who holds a valid license issued under this act and meets any other requirements established by rules and regulations of the board.

(e) If a person who holds a temporary license issued under this section does not take the next examination given after the date of issue, the temporary license shall not be renewed, except for good cause shown to the satisfaction of the board.

(f) If a person who holds a temporary license passes the examination, upon payment of the license fee, the board shall issue such person a license to practice fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments.

(g) If a person who holds a temporary license issued under this section takes and fails to pass the next examination given after the date of issue, the board may renew the temporary license. However, an individual may hold a temporary license no more than 16 months. No more than one renewal shall be permitted. A temporary license renewal fee as provided for in K.S.A. 74-5810a shall be charged by the board.

(h) A temporary license may be revoked, suspended or otherwise disciplined for the same grounds as provided in this act for licensees.

History: L. 1968, ch. 164, § 12; L. 1980, ch. 243, § 3; L. 2006, ch. 115, § 11; July 1.



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