§11-218-13 - Repealed.

§11-218-13 Repealed. [R AUG 14 2020] new test application fee. If the candidate does not achieve a desired score on performance test B, the candidate may take performance test C, but not sooner than six months after taking performance test B and upon payment of a new test application fee. If the candidate does not achieve a desired score on performance test C, the candidate may take performance test A again, but not sooner than six months after taking performance test C and upon payment of a new test application fee. If the candidate does not achieve a desired score on performance test A the second time, the candidate may take performance test B again, but not sooner than six months after taking performance test A the second time and upon payment of a new test application fee. If the candidate does not achieve a desired score on performance test B the second time, the candidate may take performance test C again, but not sooner than six months after taking performance test B the second time and upon payment of a new test application fee. A candidate may not take the same version of the performance test more than two times.

         (e) If a candidate has a grievance regarding the test procedure, the grievance shall be filed in writing to the executive director of the state screening agency before the candidate's test is submitted to the independent evaluators. The executive director shall reply in writing within thirty days. If the candidate is not satisfied with the response of the executive director, then the candidate may request a reply from the board. The board shall consider all relevant comments and materials of record before taking final action.

         (f) If a candidate disagrees with the score received, the candidate may request to have the test re-scored and pay a second test fee as listed in 11-218-13.5 within three months of receiving the aggregated test score.

         (g) After a candidate passes the HQAS test, and before the state screening agency will issue a Hawaii State Sign Language Interpreter Credential to the candidate, the candidate shall take and pass the code of professional conduct test. The code of professional conduct test shall be administered and scored by the state screening agency at no cost to the candidate.

        [Eff and comp 10/13/05; comp 7/23/07; am and comp 02/27/09; comp 10/27/11; am and comp AUG 14 2020] (Auth: HRS S348F-6] (Imp: HRS S348F-3)

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