§11-218-13.5 - Non refundable and non transferable fees.

§11-218-13.5 Non refundable and non transferable fees. (a) The board shall establish a fee to be charged to each candidate applying for the HQAS test, a Hawaii State Sign Language Interpreter Credential, renewal of a Hawaii State Sign Language Interpreter Credential, or a provisional credential.

         (b) Fees collected under this section shall be deposited in the Disability and Communication Access Board special fund.

         (c) Fees for the HQAS test are as follows:

         (1) The candidate fee for the HQAS test shall be $360.

         (2) Candidate fees shall be used to pay for independent evaluator services.

         (3) If a candidate applies to take the test but cancels at least two weeks before the scheduled test date, the candidate's fee shall be refunded in full or transferred to a future test. If a candidate cancels less than two weeks before the scheduled test date, the candidate's fee shall not be refundable.

         (4) If a candidate wishes to appeal the test scores, the candidate may request a second evaluation and pay a second candidate fee.

         (d) Fees for the Hawaii State Sign Language Interpreter Credential are as follows:

         (1) The fee for the issuance of a new state credential shall be $50 with the credential to expire on December 31 of the following calendar year.

         (2) The fee for renewal of a Hawaii State Sign Language Interpreter Credential shall be $50 biennially upon the completion of the required continuing education units pursuant to these rules.

         (3) No fee will be charged for a replacement credential.

         (4) The fee for a one-time extension to renew the credential shall be $50.

         (e) The fee for a provisional credential shall be $50.

        [Eff and comp 12/24/01; am and comp 10/13/05; am and comp 7/23/07, comp 02/27/09; am and comp 10/27/11; am and comp AUG 14 2020] (Auth: HRS §§348F-7 to 348F-8) (Imp: HRS §§348F-7 to 348F-8)

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