PUBLIC PROTECTION CABINET

Office of Occupations and Professions

Board of Registration for Professional Geologists

(As Amended at ARRS, September 11, 2017)

 

      201 KAR 31:010. Fees.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 322A.050, 322A.060, 322A.070

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 322A.030(5), 322A.050, 322A.060(1), 322A.070(1), (3)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 322A.040, 322A.050, and 322A.060 authorize the board to establish application, registration, renewal, and examination fees. KRS 322A.070(3) authorizes the board to replace registrations if needed[322A.050 requires the board to establish the application and examination fees. KRS 322A.060 requires the board to establish renewal fees. KRS 322A.070(3) requires the board to establish the replacement fee]. This administrative regulation establishes[sets forth] the fees charged by the board to apply for registration or certification, sit for the examination, and renew and reinstate a registration.

 

      Section 1. Application Fee. The application fee for registration as a professional geologist or certification as a geologist-in-training shall be non-refundable pursuant to KRS 322A.050 and shall be paid with the filing of the application. (1) The application fee for registration as a professional geologist or certification as a geologist-in-training for each application filed from January 1 to September 30 of each odd numbered year shall be fifty (50) dollars.

      (2) The application fee for registration as a professional geologist or certification as a geologist-in-training for each application filed from October 1 of each odd numbered year to December 31 of each even numbered year shall be $100.

 

      Section 2. Examination Fees. The[following] fees established in subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall be paid with the filing of the registration or certification application in connection with the licensure examinations required by the board.[:] (1) The fee for the Fundamentals of Geology (FG) portion of the examination shall be the prevailing fee charged by the National Association of State Boards of Geology for that test plus a twenty-five (25) dollar processing fee[$175] for each initial and subsequent administration.

      (2) The fee for the Practice of Geology (PG) portion of the examination shall be the prevailing fee charged by the National Association of State Boards of Geology for that test plus a twenty-five (25) dollar processing fee[$225] for each initial and subsequent administration.

 

      Section 3. Biennial Renewal Fees and Penalties. The[following] fees established in subsections (1) through (3) of this section shall be paid in connection with licensure and certification renewals and late renewal penalties.[:] (1) The biennial renewal fee for registration as a professional geologist or certification as a geologist-in-training shall be $100.[;]

      (2) The late biennial renewal fee as a professional geologist or certification as a geologist-in-training, including penalty, for late renewal during the ninety (90) day grace period shall be $150.[; and]

      (3) The reinstatement fee for registration as a professional geologist or certification as a geologist-in-training renewal after the end of the ninety (90) day grace period and before the registration or certification is revoked pursuant to KRS 322A.060(3) shall be $200.

 

      Section 4. Duplicate Registration or Certification Fees. The fee for a duplicate of the original registration or certification certificate shall be ten (10) dollars.

 

LARRY RHODES, Chair

SHAN DUTTA, Counsel

      APPROVED BY AGENCY: June 6, 2017

      FILED WITH LRC: June 6, 2017 at 1 p.m.

      CONTACT PERSON: Tammy K. Sharp, Board Administrator for the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Professional Geologists, P.O. Box 1360, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, fax 502-696-5230, email tammyk.sharp@ky.gov, phone 502-782-8808.