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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 2. HEALING ARTS [500 - 4999.129]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399. )
  

CHAPTER 5. Medicine [2000 - 2525.5]

  ( Chapter 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1313, Sec. 2. )
  

ARTICLE 20. Revenue [2435 - 2448]
  ( Article 20 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1313, Sec. 2. )

  
2440.  

(a) Every licensee is exempt from the payment of the renewal fee while engaged in full-time training or active service in the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marines, or in the United States Public Health Service.

(b) Every person exempted from the payment of the renewal fee by this section shall not engage in any private practice and shall become liable for payment of such fee for the current renewal period upon his or her discharge from full-time active service and shall have a period of 60 days after becoming liable within which to pay the renewal fee before the delinquency fee is required. Any person who is discharged from active service within 60 days of the end of a renewal period is exempt from the payment of the renewal fee for that period.

(c) The time spent in full-time active service or training shall not be included in the computation of the five-year period for renewal and reinstatement of licensure provided in Sections 2427 and 2428.

(d) Nothing in this section shall exempt a person, exempt from renewal fees under this section, from meeting the requirements of Article 10 (commencing with Section 2190).

(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 220, Sec. 11. Effective June 30, 1986.)