Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 61E1-3.001 - Fees; License Renewal; Active, Inactive and Delinquent Licenses; Change of Status

(1) The following fee schedule is adopted by the department:

(a) Application fee

$300.00

(b) Initial License fee

$250.00

(c) Delinquency fee

$25.00

(d) Reactivation fee

$100.00

(e) Biennial License Renewal fee for Asbestos Consultants, and Asbestos Contractors

$150.00

(f) Biennial License Renewal fee for Asbestos Business Organizations

$250.00

(g) Biennial Inactive License Renewal fee for Asbestos Consultants, Asbestos Contractors

$100.00

(h) Examination fee

$316.00

(i) Reexamination fee

$316.00

(j) Change of Status fee

$100.00

(k) Unlicensed Activity fee

$5.00

(l) To add or change a Financially Responsible Officer

$100.00

(m) To add or change a Qualifying Agent

$100.00

(n) Transfer fee

$200.00

(o) Provider renewal fee

$100.00

(p) Training course initial or refresher renewal fee

$100.00

(q) Reinstatement due to illness or economic hardship

$250.00

(2) The fees shall be made payable to: the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Any fee due to the testing vendor for computer based testing shall be made payable directly to the vendor.
(3) An asbestos consultant, asbestos contractor, business organization or qualifying agent shall renew his or her license on or before November 30 of each biennial year. If an asbestos consultant, asbestos contractor, business organization or qualifying agent makes a written request to change a qualifier or financially responsible officer during the biennial period, the department shall charge the respective changing fee and a transfer fee.
(4) Any license which is not renewed prior to the end of each biennium renewal period shall automatically revert to a delinquent status.
(a) A licensee may change a delinquent status license by remitting a delinquent fee and the applicable biennial license renewal fee(s) to the department and complying with the continuing education requirements of Section 455.271(10), F.S.
(b) If a licensee makes a written request during the renewal period to activate a delinquent status license to active or inactive, the department shall impose a delinquent fee, a reactivation fee, a renewal fee that will be applied to the delinquent biennium period, and a biennial license renewal fee.
(c) If a licensee makes a written request to the department to activate a delinquent status license to active or inactive status at a time other than the renewal period, the department shall impose a delinquent fee, a reactivation fee, a change of status fee, a renewal fee that will be applied to the delinquent biennium period, and a biennial license renewal fee.
(d) The failure of a delinquent status licensee to change the status of the license to active or inactive before the expiration of the current licensure period shall render the license null without any further action by the department. Thereafter, any subsequent licensure shall be as a result of applying for and meeting all requirements imposed on an applicant for new licensure.
(e) A business organization shall not be required to take an examination or reexamination.
(f) The department shall conduct an investigation to determine whether an applicant, whose license has become null, has met the minimum qualifications for new licensure.
(g) Spouses of members of the Armed Forces of the United States shall be exempted from licensure renewal provisions, but only in cases of absence from the state because of their spouses' duties with the Armed forces.
(5) A licensee may make a written request during the renewal period to place his or her license in an inactive status and remit the biennial inactive license renewal fee. The department shall then change the status of the license to inactive status.
(a) In the event a licensee wishes to request to change the status of his or license from active to inactive status at any time other than during the renewal period, the licensee shall complete and submit Form DBPR ALU 3, License Maintenance/Status Change Form, effective April 2019, incorporated herein by reference, http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10718, and remit a change of status fee. The form can be obtained at www.myfloridalicense.com or by contacting the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399.
(b) An inactive license may be maintained during each subsequent biennium period by the department in an inactive status upon the payment of a biennial inactive license renewal fee. However, the department shall require a licensee who has been on an inactive status to meet the requirements of Sections 469.004(3) and 469.005(6), F.S.
(c) If a licensee makes a written request to the department during the renewal period to activate his or her license from an inactive status to an active status, the department shall impose a reactivation fee in addition to the biennial license renewal fee.
(d) If a licensee makes a written request to the department at a time other than during the renewal period to activate his or her license from an inactive status to an active status, the licensee shall complete and submit to the department Form DBPR ALU 4, Change of Status Form, effective April 2019, incorporated herein by reference, http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-10719, which can be obtained at www.myfloridalicense.com or by contacting the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, and remit a reactivation fee, a change of status fee, and a biennial license renewal fee.
(e) In the event a licensee wishes to change the registered name and/or current or physical address other than that designated in the license, such licensee shall complete and submit to the Department Form DBPR ALU 3, License Maintenance/Status Change Form, together with the appropriate transfer fee as specified herein. For an address change or for an individual name change, no fee shall be imposed. For a business name change, a transfer fee shall be imposed.
(f) The department shall conduct an investigation to determine whether a licensee has met the minimum qualifications for active licensure.
(6) An asbestos consultant, asbestos contractor, business organization or qualifying agent shall not work with an inactive, delinquent, or null license.
(7) To reinstate a license from null and void status due to illness or economic hardship, the department shall require the applicant to pay an application fee, a reinstatement fee, and an unlicensed activity fee and to complete one cycle of biennial continuing education requirements for renewal as follows:
(a) For an asbestos consultant, the applicant shall complete 4 days of refresher courses related to any of the courses outlined in Section 469.005(2), F.S., which have been approved by the department.
(b) For an asbestos contractor, the applicant must complete 2 days of an asbestos abatement project management and supervisor refresher course which has been approved by the department.

Notes

Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 61E1-3.001

Rulemaking Authority 455.2035, 455.213, 455.2179, 455.271, 455.273, 455.275, 469.006 469.008, 469.011, 469.014 FS. Law Implemented 455.213, 455.2179, 455.2281, 455.271, 455.273, 455.275, 469.004, 469.005, 469.006, 469.007, 469.008, 469.014 FS.

New 9-22-94, Amended 10-17-95, 10-29-97, 4-27-00, 3-14-04, 3-23-04, Amended by Florida Register Volume 41, Number 037, February 24 effective 3/8/2015, Amended by Florida Register Volume 42, Number 203, October 18, 2016 effective 11/1/2016, Amended by Florida Register Volume 43, Number 243, December 19, 2017 effective 1/1/2018, Amended by Florida Register Volume 45, Number 172, September 4, 2019 effective 9/15/2019, Amended by Florida Register Volume 49, Number 065, April 4, 2023 effective 4/18/2023.

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