555 CMR 10.09 - SRO Certification Status

(1) An SRO application process shall be deemed ongoing and not "finally determined", as that term is used in M.G.L. c. 30A, ยง 13, absent a final decision.
(2) The granting of an SRO certification shall not preclude the limiting, conditioning, restricting, suspending, or revoking of the SRO certification in accordance with law, when warranted.
(3) An SRO certification may be made retroactive where such action is consistent with policies or protocols approved by the Commission either prior to or subsequent to the promulgation of 555 CMR 10.00.
(4) Unless the Commission provides otherwise, an SRO certification granted pursuant to 555 CMR 10.05 through 10.09 shall expire three calendar years after the effective date recognized by the Commission.
(5) SRO certification does not expand the scope of authority of an officer beyond that which is otherwise provided to SROs by law.
(6) The Commission may reconsider, and revise or vacate, a decision on an application for certification, when such action is warranted.
(7) If a decision to grant an SRO certification to an individual is vacated, the individual shall be deemed to have possessed an SRO certification during the period of time between the decision to certify and the decision to vacate.
(8) A decision regarding an individual's application for SRO certification shall not, by itself, affect an individual's officer certification.
(9) If an individual's officer certification is suspended, the individual's SRO certification shall be automatically deemed suspended.
(10) If an individual's officer certification is revoked, the individual's SRO certification shall be automatically deemed revoked.
(11) The Division shall terminate an SRO certification upon receiving a written request for such termination from the certified individual.
(12) An officer who possesses an SRO certification must promptly notify the Commission of any change in:
(a) Contact information for the officer that has been provided to the Commission;
(b) The officer's place of employment; or
(c) The officer's work status, including on-leave status.
(13) The Division shall make information concerning SROs available on its website pursuant to a policy adopted by the Commission.


555 CMR 10.09
Adopted by Mass Register Issue 1495, eff. 5/12/2023.

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