|(a) An individual who is a military service member,
military veteran, or military spouse may apply for a certificate under
this section if the individual:
(1) Holds a current certificate issued by another jurisdiction
with licensing requirements substantially equivalent to the Act's
requirements for the certificate; or
(2) Within the five (5) years preceding the application
date held a certificate in this state.
(b) The department may accept alternative demonstrations
of professional competence in lieu of existing experience, training,
or educational requirements.