HB 693

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to business and professional
3regulation; amending s. 455.271, F.S.; deleting a
4provision requiring business and nonmedical
5professional licensees of the Department of Business
6and Professional Regulation to complete a licensure
7cycle on active status before returning to inactive
8status; providing an effective date.
10Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
12     Section 1.  Subsection (2) of section 455.271, Florida
13Statutes, is amended to read:
14     455.271  Inactive and delinquent status.-
15     (2)  Each board, or the department when there is no board,
16shall permit a licensee to choose, at the time of licensure
17renewal, an active or inactive status. However, a licensee who
18changes from inactive to active status is not eligible to return
19to inactive status until the licensee thereafter completes a
20licensure cycle on active status.
21     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.

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