PART 6                 LICENSE RENEWAL               ISSUING AGENCY:  Nutrition and Dietetic Practice Board, P.O. Box 25101, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504.

[ NMAC - Rp, 16 NMAC 14.6.1 NMAC, 08/01/2011]               SCOPE:  All individuals licensed to practice as a dietitian, nutritionist or nutrition associate in the state of New Mexico.

[ NMAC - Rp, 16 NMAC 14.6.2, 08/01/2011]               STATUTORY AUTHORITY:  Section 61-7A-10 NMSA 1978 (1993 Repl. Pamp.).

[ NMAC - Rp, 16 NMAC 14.6.3, 08/01/2011]               DURATION:  Permanent.

[ NMAC - Rp, 16 NMAC 14.6.4, 08/01/2011]               EFFECTIVE DATE:  08/01/2011, unless a later date is cited at the end of a section.

[ NMAC - Rp, 16 NMAC 14.6.5, 08/01/2011]               OBJECTIVE:  To establish the policies, procedures and requirements for license renewal.

[ NMAC - Rp, 16 NMAC 14.6.6, 08/01/2011]               DEFINITIONS:  [RESERVED]               ANNUAL RENEWAL REQUIRED:  Every person licensed under the Nutrition and Dietetics Practice Act shall renew his license annually on or before the expiration date by submitting a renewal application, the renewal fee, proof of compliance with continuing education requirements and any other documentation required by the board.

[ NMAC - Rp, 16 NMAC 14.6.8, 08/01/2011]               RENEWAL DEADLINE:  Failure to submit a renewal application, renewal fee and proof of compliance with continuing education requirements within thirty (30) days of license expiration date shall result in a lapsed license. If the license is allowed to lapse the license holder shall no longer practice as a dietitian, nutritionist or nutrition associate until the license has been reinstated in accordance with 16.14.7 NMAC.

[ NMAC - Rp, 16 NMAC 14.6.9, 08/01/2011]             CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

                A.            Dietitians must verify current registration with CDR as set in CDR guidelines.  These guidelines are available from CDR website.

                B.            Nutritionists and nutrition associates must provide proof of completion of at least fifteen (15) clock hours or verify current registration with CDR. Excess hours, up to a total of fifteen (15) hours, may be carried over to the next licensing period.

[ NMAC - Rp, 16 NMAC 14.6.10, 08/01/2011]



Pre-NMAC History:  The material in this part was derived from that previously filed with the State Records Center:

N&D Rule 90-7, License Renewal, filed 2/28/90.

N&D Rule 91-7, License Renewal, filed 3/18/91.

Rule 92-7, License Renewal, filed 3/26/92.

Rule 5, License Renewal Requirements, filed 3/8/93.

N&D Rule 90-8, Continuing Education Requirements, filed 2/28/90.

Rule 992-8, Continuing Education Requirements, filed 3/26/92.


History of Repealed Material:

16 NMAC 14.6, License Renewal, filed 8/19/1996 - Repealed effective 08/01/2011.