(a) The board shall issue a provisional license to an applicant who:
(1) Except for the postgraduate professional experience, meets the academic, practicum, and examination requirements of this article;
(2) Submits an application to the board, upon such a form prescribed by the board, including a plan for the content of the postgraduate professional experience; and
(3) Pays to the board the appropriate application fee for a provisional license.
(b) The purpose of a provisional license is to permit an individual to practice speech-language pathology or audiology while completing the postgraduate professional experience as required by this article. A person holding a provisional license is authorized to practice speech-language pathology or audiology only while working under the supervision of a person fully licensed by this state in accordance with this article.
(c) The term for provisional licenses and the conditions for their renewal are to be determined by the board and delineated in its rules and regulations.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session