|(a) Medical physicists licensed by the board shall
register biennially and pay a fee. A medical physicist may, on notification
from the board, renew an unexpired licensed by submitting a required
form and paying the required renewal fee to the board on or before
the expiration date of the license. The fee shall accompany a written
application that sets forth the licensee's name, mailing address,
residence, the address of each of the licensee's offices, and other
necessary information prescribed by the board.
(b) The board may prorate the length of the initial
medical physicist registration and registration fees, so that registrations
expire on a single date, regardless of the board meeting at which
the medical physicist is licensed.
(c) The board shall provide written notice to each
licensee at the licensee's address of record at least 30 days prior
to the expiration date of the license.
(d) Within 30 days of a medical physicist's change
of mailing, residence or office address from the address on file with
the board, a medical physicist shall notify the board in writing of
(e) A licensee shall furnish a written explanation
of his or her affirmative answer to any question asked on the application
for license renewal, if requested by the board. This explanation shall
include all details as the board may request and shall be furnished
within 14 days of the date of the board's request.
(f) Falsification of an affidavit or submission of
false information to obtain renewal of a license shall subject a medical
physicist to denial of the renewal and/or to discipline pursuant to §602.301
of the Act.
(g) Expired Annual Registration Permits.
(1) If a medical physicist's registration permit has
been expired for 90 days or less, the medical physicist may obtain
a new permit by submitting to the board a completed permit application,
the registration fee, and a penalty fee in an amount equal to one-half
of the amount of the renewal fee.
(2) If a medical physicist's registration permit has
been expired for longer than 90 days but less than one year, the medical
physicist may obtain a new permit by submitting a completed permit
application, the registration fee, and a penalty fee equal to the
amount of the renewal fee.
(3) If a medical physicist's registration permit has
been expired for one year or longer, the medical physicist's license
is automatically canceled, unless an investigation is pending, and
the medical physicist may not obtain a new permit.
(4) A medical physicist may not hold himself out as
a licensed medical physicist if he holds an expired permit.
(h) A military service member who holds a medical physicist
license in Texas is entitled to two years of additional time to complete
any other requirement related to the renewal of the military service