31.0405 Persons licensed under prior rules.

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(a) Except as expressly provided to the contrary in this chapter, any person licensed, registered, or certified by any agency of the territory established or continued by any statute amended, repealed, or superseded by this chapter is considered for all purposes to be licensed, registered or certified by the board for the duration of a term for which the license, registration, or certification are issued under the conditions of this chapter, and may in the future renew that authorization in accordance with the appropriate renewal provisions of this chapter, except that all licenses previously granted by the board shall be considered as expired unless the current licensee is employed by the American Samoa Government as a health professional in a position consonant with his licensure as a health professional Such health professional whose license has expired may apply for licensure as appropriate for his education training and position.

(b) Except as provided to the contrary in this chapter an individual who was originally licensed registered or certified under a previous rule that has been superseded by this chapter continues to meet the education and experience requirements as if that provision had not been deleted.

History: Rule 2-88, eff 27 Mar 88, § 1.