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(a) To remain on the home care aide registry, a registered
home care aide shall renew his or her registration every two years.
(1) A registered home care aide's registration shall expire every
two years, on the anniversary date of the initial registration date.
If the registration is not renewed on or prior to its expiration
date, the registration shall be forfeited pursuant to subdivision (b)
of Section 1796.26.
(2) To renew a registration, the registered home care aide shall,
on or before the registration expiration date, request renewal by
submitting to the department the registration renewal application
form and paying the nonrefundable registration renewal application
fee in the amount determined by the department.
(b) Renewal of a registered home care aide's registration is
conditioned on compliance with all of the following:
(1) Submitting a complete registration renewal application form
and payment of the nonrefundable renewal fee, both of which shall be
postmarked on or before the expiration of the registration.
(2) Continuing to satisfy the requirements set forth in this
(3) Cooperating with the department in the completion of the
renewal process. Failure of the registered home care aide to
cooperate shall result in the withdrawal of the registration renewal
application by the department. For purposes of this section, "failure
to cooperate" means that the information described in this chapter
and in any rules and regulations promulgated under this chapter has
not been provided, or has not been provided in the form requested by
the department, or both.
(c) (1) The department shall notify a registered home care aide in
writing of his or her registration expiration date and the process
(2) Written notification pursuant to this subdivision shall be
mailed to the registered home care aide's mailing address of record
at least 60 days before the registration expiration date.