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The DC Code: § 3-1207.21 Waiver of licensure requirements--Demonstration of performance.

Index3 District of Columbia Boards and Commissions. (Refs & Annos)

The Board of Respiratory Care shall waive the educational and examination requirements for any applicant for licensure as a respiratory therapist who can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Board, that he or she has been performing the functions of a respiratory therapist, as defined in this chapter, on a full-time or substantially full-time basis continually at least 12 months immediately preceding March 14, 1995, and is qualified to do so on the basis of pertinent education, training, experience and demonstrated current competence, provided that the application for the license is made within 12 months of October 17, 2002.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 2-3307.21. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-197 substituted "12 months of October 17, 2002" for "24 months of March 14, 1995". Temporary Amendments of Section For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(a) of Education and Examination Exemption for Respiratory Care Practitioners Temporary Amendment Act of 2002(D.C. Law 14-142, May 21, 2002, law notification 49 DCR 5059). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(a) of Education and Examination Exemption for Respiratory Care Practitioners Emergency Amendment Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-280, February 25, 2002, 49 DCR 2293). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-203, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 3-1201.01. For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-110, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 3-1201.02. Law 14-197, the "Education and Examination Exemption for Respiratory Care Practitioners Amendment Act of 2002", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-324, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 18, 2002, and July 2, 2002, respectively.   Signed by the Mayor on July 17, 2002, it was assigned Act No. 14-430 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C. Law 14-197 became effective on October 17, 2002. DC CODE § 3-1207.21 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 720, as added Mar. 14, 1995, D.C. Law 10-203, § 2(h), 41 DCR 7707; Apr. 18, 1996, D.C. Law 11-110, § 7(c), 43 DCR 530; Oct. 17, 2002, D.C. Law 14-197, § 2(a), 49 DCR 7642.)