201 KAR 17:014. Temporary licensure for speech-language
pathologist, speech-language pathology assistant, and audiologist.
RELATES TO: KRS 334A.033, 334A.050,
334A.181, 334A.183, 334A.185
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 334A.080(3),
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS
334A.181 authorizes the board to provide temporary licensure by promulgating
administrative regulations. This administrative regulation provides
requirements for the issuance of temporary licenses.
Section1. Definition. "Board administrator"
means the Director of the Division of Occupations and Professions.
Section 2. Requirements. (1) Upon receipt
of application showing that applicant meets the requirements set forth in KRS
334A.033, 334A.050, 334A.183, 334A.185, and 201 KAR 17:012, the Board
Administrator shall issue a temporary license to the applicant, by sending a
letter to the applicant on Board letterhead.
(2) The temporary license shall entitle
the applicant to practice as a speech-language pathologist, speech-language
pathology assistant, or audiologist until the applicant is reviewed by the
Kentucky Board of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.
(3) A temporary license shall not be
effective for more than 180 days as provided by KRS 334A.181(3).
Section 3. Unprofessional Conduct. If the
application shows evidence of unprofessional conduct per KRS 334A.180(1) or (4),
the applicant shall not be granted temporary licensure, and the application
shall be held pending review by the board. (35 Ky.R. 1370; Am. 1730; eff.