RELATES TO: KRS 329A.010(4), 329A.015, 329A.025, 329A.080
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 329A.025(3)(e), 329A.045(12)
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 329A.025(3)(e) authorizes the board to renew licenses and consider requiring continuing education as a condition for renewal. KRS 329A.045(12) authorizes that a valid license may be put on inactive status by the licensee at the time of renewal at a cost to be determined by the board. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements for inactive licensure status, fee payment, and continuing education.
Section 1. Inactive licensure status shall be granted to a licensee upon written request to the board at the time of renewal in accordance with KRS 329A.045(12) and upon completion of the Renewal Application Form as referenced in 201 KAR 41:060.
(1) A licensee who is placed on inactive status shall not advertise or perform any of the duties established in KRS 329A.010(4), or hold himself out as a private investigator in violation of KRS 329A.015.
(2) An inactive licensee shall not display the license during the period of inactive licensure.
(3) The identification card shall be returned to the board office within ten (10) days of acknowledgement of inactive status by the board.
(4)(a) Violation of the inactive status shall subject the licensee to the penalties associated with KRS 329A.080; and
(b) The licensee could be subject to action pursuant to KRS 329A.025(3)(g).
(5) The licensee shall pay the fee for placing the license in inactive status established in 201 KAR 41:040, Section 7.
(6) The licensee shall be required to meet the requirements for continuing education as established in 201 KAR 41:070, Section 10.
(7) The inactive licensee shall be required to either affirm the inactive status or request a return to active licensure each renewal cycle.
Section 2. The licensee may return to active status upon:
(1) Written notification to the board;
(2) Payment of the fee established in 201 KAR 41:040, Section 7; and
(3) Providing proof of compliance with all continuing education requirements as established in 201 KAR 41:070, Section 10. (35 Ky.R. 679; Am. 1445; eff. 1-5-2009.)