§ 130A-453.08.  Certification and accreditation fee schedule.

(a)        The Commission shall establish fees for the items listed in the table below. A fee for an item may not exceed the maximum amount set in the table. The fees for examination and certification apply to each category in which a person is examined for certification or is certified.

Item                                                                                                                          Maximum Fee

Examination for certification                                                                                              $75

Certification as worker                                                                                                          50

Certification in any category other

than worker                                                                                                                         150

Course provider accreditation                                                                                             150

Initial course accreditation                                                                                               2,000

Renewal course accreditation                                                                                             750.

(b)        Use. - The fees imposed under this section are departmental receipts and shall be used by the Department to administer this Article.

(c)        Exemptions. - The examination and certification fees imposed under this section do not apply to governmental regulatory personnel who perform inspections, risk assessments, or abatements solely for the purpose of determining compliance with applicable statutes or rules. The course provider fees imposed under this section do not apply to the State, a unit of local government, or a nonprofit entity. The course accreditation fees imposed under this section do not apply to a course offered by the State, a unit of local government, or a nonprofit entity. (1997-523, s. 1.)