61G19-9.001: Continuing Education for Biennial Renewal
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The proposed rule amendment updates and clarifies the composition of the mandated minimum continuing education courses requirements.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Continuing Education for Biennial Renewal.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 455.2124, 455.213(6), 468.606, 468.627 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 455.2124, 455.213(6), 468.627 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Robyn Barineau, Executive Director, Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0750
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
61G19-9.001 Continuing Education for Biennial Renewal.
(1) Except as noted below, prior to the end of each biennial certification period, all certificate holders shall complete a minimum of fourteen (14) classroom or interactive distance learning hours of continuing education courses, which shall include a minimum of two (2) hours in the area of accessibility, and
, effective in the licensure renewal biennium that begins December 1, 2003, a minimum of two (2) classroom or interactive distance learning hours in the area of Florida laws and rules (other than accessibility and ethics) and, effective in the licensure renewal biennium that begins December 1, 2007, one (1) classroom or interactive distance learning hour in the area of ethics as a condition of the biennial renewal of all certifications held by the certificate holder.
(2) through (3) No change.
(4) “Laws and Rules” as used in subsection (1) above means the study and examination of the related subject matter as is exemplified and contained within Chapters
112, 320, 468, 553, 471, 481, 489 (as it relates to licensure and scope of practice), and 713 (as it relates to permitting), F.S., and their associated rules in the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) as listed in the Board’s Candidate Information Bulletin (CIB) online. “Ethics” as used in subscetion (1) above means the study and examination of the subject matter contained within Chapter 112, F.S., and other ethical principles specifically relevany to the role of licensees of this board.”
(5) through (8) No change.
Specific Authority 455.2124, 455.213(6), 468.606, 468.627 FS. Law Implemented 455.2124, 455.213(6), 468.627 FS. History–New 5‑23‑94, Amended 5‑21‑95, 11‑28‑95, 6‑9‑97, 1-4-00, 4-23-01, 3-19-02, 6-10-02, 6-1-03, 1-10-07,_________.