Licensing Military Members/Spouses

The Board has adopted Rules related to licensing Military Members and Military Spouses, which are listed below:

109.Q. Licensing Military Members and Military Spouses

1. Expedited application of licensure shall be granted to military members and military spouses in the area of audiology or speech-language pathology, licensed, certified or registered in another jurisdiction, while the individual is satisfying the requirement for licensure.

a. Applications shall be submitted in accordance with §109.

b. Military members shall submit with the application a copy of current military-issued identification and military orders.

c. Applicants who are the spouse of military personnel shall submit with the application a copy of current military-issued identification, marriage license, and an affidavit attesting that applicant is married to military personnel.

2. In accordance with the 60-day grace period, military applicants shall submit:

a. military members--official, primary-source documentation verifying requirements met in accordance with §107 and §111

b. military spouse--official, primary-source documentation verifying requirements met in accordance with §107 and §111.

3. Active and retired military members and military spouses shall be given a 60-day grace period for submission of official documentation from the date their notarized application and license fee are received by the board office, regardless of lapsed license status. The board may consider an extension of this grace period as per House Concurrent Resolution 74 of the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.

4. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to any applicant receiving a dishonorable discharge or a military spouse whose spouse received a dishonorable discharge.

 

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