201 KAR 17:030. License fees and renewal requirements

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/201/017/030.htm
Published: 2015

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      201 KAR 17:030. License fees and

renewal requirements.

 

      RELATES

TO: KRS 334A.160, 334A.170

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 334A.080(3), (6)

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 334A.080(3) requires the Board of Speech-Language

Pathology and Audiology to promulgate responsible administrative regulations, including

administrative regulations which delineate qualifications for licensure and

renewal of licensure. KRS 334A.080(6) requires the board to establish fees for

licensure as a speech-language pathologist, speech-language pathology

assistant, or audiologist, in accordance with the maximum limits established in

KRS 334A.160 and 334A.170. This administrative regulation establishes the required

fees and the requirements for inactive status.

 

      Section

1. Fee Schedule. (1) The following fees shall be paid in connection with

speech-language pathologist or audiologist applications, renewals, or penalties:

      (a)

Application fee for a speech-language pathologist license: fifty (50) dollars;

      (b)

Application for an audiologist license: fifty (50) dollars;

      (c)

Combined application fee for a speech-language pathologist and audiologist

license: $100;

      (d)

Application fee for a speech-language pathology assistant license: fifty (50)

dollars;

      (e)

Application fee for interim licensure for a speech-language pathologist: fifty

(50) dollars;

      (f)

Application fee for interim licensure for an audiologist: fifty (50) dollars;

      (g)

Combined fee for speech-language pathologist and audiologist interim licensure:

$100;

      (h)

Application fee for interim licensure for a speech-language pathology assistant:

fifty (50) dollars;

      (i)

Initial speech-language pathologist license fee:

      1.

$100 if issued for one (1) year; or

      2.

$150 if issued for the biennium;

      (j)

Initial audiologist license fee:

      1.

$100 if issued for one (1) year; or

      2.

$150 if issued for the biennium;

      (k)

Combined speech-language pathologist and audiologist license fee: $200 if

issued for the biennium;

      (l)

Initial speech-language pathology assistant license fee:

      1.

Seventy-five (75) dollars if issued for one (1) year; or

      2.

$125 if issued for the biennium;

      (m)

Biennial renewal fee for speech-language pathologist license: $100;

      (n)

Biennial renewal fee for audiologist license: $100;

      (o)

Biennial combined renewal fee for speech-language pathologist and audiologist

license: $200;

      (p)

Biennial renewal fee for speech-language pathology assistant: $100; or

      (q)

Biennial renewal fee for grace period extending from January 31 to March 2:

      1.

For speech-language pathologist license: $150;

      2.

For audiologist license: $150;

      3.

For a combined speech-language pathologist and audiologist license: $300; or

      4.

For speech-language pathology assistant: $150.

      (2)

In addition to the biennial renewal fees provided for in subsection (1)(m)

through (p) of this section, delinquency fees after March 2 shall be:

      (a)

For a speech-language pathologist license: $150;

      (b)

For an audiologist license: $150;

      (c)

For a biennial combined speech pathologist and audiologist license: $300;

      (d)

For a speech-language pathology assistant: $150; or

      (e)

For an initial speech-language pathologist license: $100.

      (3)

There shall not be a renewal fee for interim licensure. The application fee of

fifty (50) dollars for full licensure shall be waived for a person who has been

duly licensed as an interim licensee.

 

      Section

2. (1) A completed Renewal Application or Renewal Application for

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants, whichever is appropriate, shall be

submitted if the licensee wants to:

      (a)

Renew his license;

      (b)

Request to return to an active status from an inactive status;

      (c)

Request, or remain on, an inactive status; or

      (d)

Terminate licensure.

      (2)

Schedule of Licensure Renewals.

      (a)

A licensee shall renew his or her license biennially.

      (b)

The licensee shall pay the appropriate renewal fee as established in Section 1(1)(m)-(p)

of this administrative regulation.

 

      Section

3. If an application is filed during the period of December 1 to January 30 and

a license is issued, the board shall waive the renewal of the license for the

ensuing licensing year.

 

      Section

4. Inactive Licenses. (1) Fees.

      (a)

The inactive license fee for a speech-language pathologist for a biennial

licensing period shall be twenty (20) dollars.

      (b)

The inactive license fee for an audiologist for a biennial licensing period

shall be twenty (20) dollars.

      (c)

The combined inactive license fee for a speech-language pathologist and

audiologist for a biennial licensing period shall be twenty (20) dollars.

      (d)

The inactive license fee for a speech-language pathology assistant for a

biennial licensing period shall be twenty (20) dollars.

      (2)

Reactivation of an inactive license to practice speech-language pathology or

audiology shall be obtained by:

      (a)

Filing a completed Renewal Application or Renewal Application for

Speech-Language Pathology Assistants, whichever is appropriate;

      (b)

Payment of the current renewal fee as set forth in Section 1 of this

administrative regulation; and

      (c)

Compliance with the continuing education requirements established in 201 KAR

17:090, Sections 10 and 11.

      (3)

Application for an inactive license shall be made to the board prior to March 2

and shall be accompanied by the appropriate fee for the licensing year.

 

      Section

5. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by

reference:

      (a)

"Renewal Application", July 2013; and

      (b)

"Renewal Application for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants", July

2013.

      (2) This material may be

inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the

Division of Occupations and Professions, 911 Leawood Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky

40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (SPA-2; 1 Ky.R. 1017;

eff. 6-11-1975; Am. 13 Ky.R. 1620; eff. 4-14-1987; 15 Ky.R. 2162; eff. 5-4-1989;

21 Ky.R. 65; 915; eff. 8-17-94; 26 Ky.R. 1026; 1524; eff. 1-26-2000; 27 Ky.R.

3323; 28 Ky.R. 1111; eff. 10-17-2001; 35 Ky.R. 1245; 1730; eff. 2-6-2009; 36

Ky.R. 847; 1442; eff. 2-5-2010; 37 Ky.R. 1003; Am. 1412; eff. 12-15-2010; 40

Ky.R. 395; eff. 10-16-2013.)