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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 4TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 115MIDWIVES
RULE §115.16Renewal for Retired Midwives Performing Charity Work

(a) A retired midwife who is only providing voluntary charity care:

  (1) may renew his or her midwifery license by submitting all the items required for renewal, the retired midwife renewal fee, and only five hours of approved midwifery continuing education.

  (2) may renew his or her midwifery license late by submitting all the items required for late renewal, the retired midwife renewal fee, and only five hours of approved midwifery continuing education.

(b) A retired midwife who has previously renewed under this subsection, and then subsequently seeks to return to employment in the active practice of midwifery in Texas, must either:

  (1) be currently licensed under this subsection but not due for renewal, and submit the following items to the department:

    (A) ten hours of continuing education, taken in the 12 months preceding the application;

    (B) the retired midwife reinstatement fee; and

    (C) a written request to return his or her license to active status; or

  (2) be currently licensed under this subsection and when billed for renewal, submit all the items required for renewal with a written request to return his or her license to active status; and

  (3) receive approval from the department prior to returning to active practice.


Source Note: The provisions of this §115.16 adopted to be effective October 1, 2016, 41 TexReg 4477

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