201 KAR 19:255 - Fees

RELATES TO: KRS 323.080, 323.110

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 323.080, 323.210(1)(b), (2), (3)(b) require the board to promulgate administrative regulations establishing fees for services. This administrative regulation establishes the deadline for paying the renewal fee and a fee schedule.

Section 1. License Renewal.
(1) The renewal fee shall be due and paid before the first day of the year designated as the licensee's renewal period. Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section, a licensee failing to pay the renewal fee on or before the 30th day of August, of that designated year, or who has not voluntarily surrendered his or her registration by that date, shall be guilty of violation of KRS 323.110 and his or her license shall be automatically revoked.
(2)
(a) Except as provided by paragraph (b) of this subsection, a license shall be renewed, restored, or reinstated by July 1 of each calendar year.
(b) A license issued between January 1 and June 30 of a calendar year shall not be renewed until the following July 1.
(3)
(a) During a period of active military duty, a licensee in the military may, upon written request to the board, be excused from paying the renewal fee until the military service is terminated and the licensee wishes to resume practice.
(b) An identification card or renewal certificate shall be issued upon notification of the licensee's return from duty and payment of the current renewal fee.
(4)
(a) An architect whose license has expired or has been revoked for failure to pay the renewal fee, who wishes to have his or her license reinstated, shall make a written request giving the reason why the licensee neither surrendered his or her registration nor paid the fee within the time prescribed by subsection (1) of this section.
(b) Upon payment of the prescribed fees and acceptance by the board, the license shall be reinstated.
(5)
(a) The application for license renewal on the Annual Renewal Notice and Invoice shall include a signed affidavit that the licensee has not been in violation of the professional practice standards stated in 201 KAR 19:260.
(b) Failure to sign the affidavit shall be cause for the renewal application to be rejected.
Section 2. Fee Schedule.
(1) Application for Architect Registration Examination - $100.
(2) Reapplication for admission to the Architect Registration Examination after original application has expired - $100.
(3) For a license certificate after passing of examination - twenty-five (25) dollars.
(4) Application for restoration of a voluntarily surrendered license - $150.
(5) Application for a license by reciprocity with another state or country - $200.
(6) Application for reinstatement of license revoked or expired for failure to pay renewal fee, or suspended by the board; renewal fees from date of revocation plus - $150.
(7)
(a) Annual renewal fee for a license renewal submitted and received before July 1: $125.
(b) Annual renewal fee for a license renewal submitted and received on or after July 1 and before August 1: $150.
(c) Annual renewal fee for a license renewal submitted and received on or after August 1 and before August 30: $175.
(8) Annual renewal fee for an emeritus architect: fifty (50) dollars.
(9) Certifying the active license of a registrant to the licensing agency of another jurisdiction: twenty-five (25) dollars.
(10)
(a) A fee shall not be refunded.
(b) Each payment shall be by:
1. Check made payable to "Kentucky State Treasurer";
2. Credit card; or
3. Debit card.
Section 3. Charges for Examination.
(1) An applicant shall register with and pay the cost of taking the examination directly to the designated testing service.
(2) The examination fee shall be paid each time the examinations are taken and shall not be refunded.
Section 4. Incorporation by Reference.
(1) "Annual Renewal Notice and Invoice", 2020 Edition, is incorporated by reference.
(2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of Architects, 155 East Main Street, Suite 300, Lexington, Kentucky 40507, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Notes

201 KAR 19:255
47 Ky.R. 618, 1546;eff. 5-4-2021.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 323.080, 323.210(1)(b), (2), (3)(b)

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