24.165.604 INACTIVE STATUS
(1) An active status licensee may convert to inactive status on the renewal form or by informing the board office. Inactive licensees must inform the board of any change of address while on inactive status and must pay the inactive renewal fee annually to avoid license expiration or termination.
(2) Inactive licensees may not practice occupational therapy.
(3) An inactive status licensee may convert to active status upon request and payment of the required fee. The licensee must demonstrate:
(a) full-time practice of occupational therapy in another state and completion of continuing education for each year of inactive status that is substantially equivalent to Montana's;
(b) completion of a minimum of six hours of continuing education within the six months prior to converting to active status if the licensee has not practiced occupational therapy for more than two years; or
(c) repassage of the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy examination.
History: 37-1-131, 37-1-319, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-1-319, MCA; NEW, 1986 MAR p. 943, Eff. 5/30/86; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 2379, Eff. 9/6/96; TRANS, from Commerce, 2004 MAR p. 2280; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 56, Eff. 1/30/15; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 1743, Eff. 10/5/19.