Sec. 401 KAR 11:060 - Operator and training provider certification fees

ยง 401 KAR 11:060. Operator and training provider certification fees

RELATES TO: KRS 223.160 - 223.220, 224.10-110, 224.73-110

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 223.160 through 223.220 authorizes the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations and establish fees for the certification of water operators. KRS 224.73-110 authorizes the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations and establish fees for the certification of wastewater operators. This administrative regulation establishes a fee schedule for water and wastewater operator certification and for training of operators that is provided or approved by the cabinet.

Section 1. Operator Certification Fees.

(1) Fees for certification of water and wastewater operators shall be as established in this subsection.

(a) Certification application fee: $250.

(b) Renewal application fee: $200.

(c) Renewal late fee: $250.

(d) Reciprocity and equivalency fee: $500.

(e) Inactive fee: $100.

(2) Initial, renewal, equivalency, inactive, and reciprocal certification application fees that are not submitted through the cabinet's Web site shall incur a surcharge of fifty (50) dollars in addition to the fees established in subsection (1) of this section.

(3) Fees established in this section shall be nonrefundable.

Section 2. Training Fees.

(1) Each year the cabinet, in consultation with the board, shall set fees for operator training conducted by the cabinet.

(2) If an operator cancels registration at least two (2) business days prior to the beginning of a training event, the operator shall:

1. Have one (1) calendar year to reschedule attendance at another training event without being required to submit an additional fee; and

2. Not receive a fee refund for canceled registration.

(3) The fees established in this section shall be fully refunded only if the training event is canceled by the cabinet.

Section 3. Training Provider and Continuing Education Approval Fees.

(1) Certified training provider annual fee: $2000.

(2) Cabinet approval of individual continuing education credit hours for non-certified training providers:

(a) Fifty (50) dollars for the first six (6) continuing education credit hours; and

(b) Twenty-five (25) dollars for each additional six (6) continuing education credit hours.

(3) Extension Request for Approved Continuing Education: Fifteen (15) dollars.

(4) Continuing education and training provider documents and fees that are not submitted through the cabinet's Web site shall incur a surcharge of fifty (50) dollars in addition to the fees established in this section.

(35 Ky.R. 481; Am. 1219; eff. 3-6-09; Crt eff. 11-1-2018; 45 Ky.R. 3535; 46 Ky.R.967; eff. 8/14/2019; 46 Ky.R. 967; eff. 11/1/2019.)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 224.10-100, 224.10-110, 224.73-110

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