(a) All persons regulated by the article shall annually or biennially before January 1, renew his or her license, registration or certification by completing a form prescribed by the board, paying all applicable fees and submitting any other information required by the board.
(b) At least thirty days prior to January 1, the board shall mail to every person regulated by the article an application for renewal.
(c) The board shall charge a fee for each renewal and a late fee for any renewal not properly completed and received with the appropriate fee by the due date.
(d) The board shall require as a condition of renewal that each licensee, registrant and certificate holder complete continuing education.
(e) The board may deny an application for renewal for any reason which would justify the denial of an original application.
(f) The board may authorize the waiving of the renewal fee of a licensed veterinarian or registered veterinarian technician during the period when he or she is on active duty with any branch of the armed services or the public health service of the United States or a declared emergency.
(g) After July 1, 2010, a previously certified animal euthanasia technician may renew his or her certification without having obtained a high school degree or GED.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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