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The DC Code: § 3-1205.09 Scope of license, registration, or certification.

Index3 District of Columbia Boards and Commissions. (Refs & Annos)
a
(1) A person licensed, registered, or certified under this chapter to practice a health occupation is authorized to practice that occupation in the District while the license, registration, or certification is effective.
2
A person certified to practice advanced registered nursing is authorized to practice the specialty for which he or she has been certified by the Board of Nursing.
b
An individual who fails to renew a license, registration, or certification to practice a health occupation shall be considered to be unlicensed, unregistered, or uncertified and subject to the penalties set forth in this chapter and other applicable laws of the District, if he or she continues to practice the health occupation.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-3305.9. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 18-26 rewrote the section which had read as follows: "(a)(1) A person licensed under this chapter to practice a health occupation is authorized to practice that occupation in the District while the license is effective. "(2) A person certified to practice advanced registered nursing is authorized to practice the specialty for which he or she has been certified by the Board of Nursing. "(b) An individual who fails to renew a license to practice a health occupation shall be considered to be unlicensed and subject to the penalties set forth in this chapter and other applicable laws of the District, if he or she continues to practice the health occupation." D.C. Law 19-171 validated a previously made technical correction in the section heading. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(e)(10) of Health Occupations Revision General Amendment Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-146, July 28, 2009, 56 DCR 6308). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-99, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 3-1201.01. For Law 18-26, see notes following § 3-1201.01. For history of Law 19-171, see notes under § 3-405. DC CODE § 3-1205.09 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 509, 33 DCR 729; July 18, 2009, D.C. Law 18-26, § 2(e)(10), 56 DCR 4043; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 30(a), 59 DCR 6190.)