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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations



(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 3295a)
  • § 3295a. Temporary licensure of hearing aid dispenser without examination

    (a) A temporary license may be issued to a person who applies for the first time to practice as a hearing aid dispenser under section 3293 of this chapter, is employed by a licensed hearing aid dispenser, and satisfies the provisions of subdivision (1) of that section.

    (b)(1) A temporary license allows a person to practice as a hearing aid dispenser while directly supervised by a hearing aid dispenser licensed under section 3295 of this chapter until he or she takes the next examination provided by the Director and a determination is made of his or her qualifications to practice in this State.

    (2) The supervising hearing aid dispenser shall personally observe the temporary licensee while conducting and interpreting hearing tests and making earmolds or impressions, for a period of two months following issuance of a license under this section or until the license expires, whichever occurs first.

    (c) Temporary licenses shall be issued on payment of the specified fee and shall remain in force no longer than 60 days following examination and shall not be extended except for good and exceptional cause shown by the applicant. Not more than one temporary license may be issued to the same person. An extension shall not be granted to an applicant who fails the examination. (Added 1991, No. 167 (Adj. Sess.), § 54; amended 2015, No. 38, § 34, eff. Sept. 1, 2015.)