201 KAR 16:015. Fees.

 

RELATES TO: KRS 321.193, 321.195, 321.201, 321.207, 321.211, 321.221

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 321.193(2), 321.211

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 321.193(2) and 321.211 require the Board of Veterinary Examiners to establish the application, examination, and renewal fees for veterinarians. This administrative regulation establishes the application, examination, and renewal fees.

 

Section 1. Application Fees. (1) The application fee for a licensed veterinarian shall be $100.

(2) The application fee for a veterinary technician or a veterinary technologist shall be twenty-five (25) dollars.

 

Section 2. Examination Fees. (1) The fee for the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination shall be paid directly to the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

(2) The fee for the state examination shall be $100.

(3) The fee for the veterinary technician or technologist examination shall be $100.

 

Section 3. Renewal Fees and Penalties for a Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician, and Veterinary Technologist. The following fees and penalties shall be paid in connection with licensure renewals and penalties:

(1) The biennial renewal fee for licensure as a veterinarian shall be $200 if paid by September 30.

(2) The late renewal fee, including penalty, for the grace period extending from October 1 to November 30 for licensure as a veterinarian shall be $300.

(3) The renewal fee for reinstatement of licensure as a veterinarian after November 30 shall be $400.

(4) The renewal fee for renewal of licensure as a veterinary technologist or technician shall be thirty (30) dollars.

(5) The late renewal fee, including penalty, for the grace period extending from October 1 to November 30 for renewal of licensure as a veterinary technologist or technician shall be forty (40) dollars.

(6) The renewal fee for reinstatement of licensure as a veterinary technician or technologist after November 30 shall be fifty (50) dollars.

 

Section 4. Special Permit Fee. The fee for a special permit shall be fifty (50) dollars.

 

Section 5. Fee for Issuance of Certification for a Certified Animal Control Agency and a Certified Animal Euthanasia Specialist. (1) The fee for issuance of a certificate to an animal control agency shall be fifty (50) dollars.

(2) The fee for issuance of a certificate to a certified animal euthanasia specialist shall be fifty (50) dollars.

 

Section 6. Renewal of Certification for a Certified Animal Control Agency and a Certified Animal Euthanasia Specialist. (1) Each certified animal control agency and certified animal euthanasia specialist shall annually, on or before March 1, pay to the board a renewal fee of fifty (50) dollars for the renewal of the certificate. A certificate not renewed by March 1 of each year shall expire based on the failure to renew in a timely manner.

(2) A sixty (60) day grace period shall be allowed after March 1, during which time the animal control agency or certified animal euthanasia specialist may continue to function and may renew the certificate upon payment of a late fee of sixty (60) dollars.

(3) A certificate not renewed before May 1 shall terminate based on the failure to renew in a timely manner. Upon termination, the certificate is no longer valid in the Commonwealth.

(4) After the sixty (60) day grace period, a certificate that has been terminated may be reinstated upon payment of a reinstatement fee of seventy-five (75) dollars.

(5) The renewal fee for the first renewal shall be waived for a certificate received within 120 days prior to the renewal date. (19 Ky.R. 1932; eff. 3-12-93; Am. 23 Ky.R. 3390; eff. 5-19-97; 26 Ky.R. 423; 996; eff. 10-15-99; 30 Ky.R. 2097; 2288; eff. 5-24-2004; 31 Ky.R. 140; eff. 9-14-2004, 35 Ky.R. 1854; eff. 10-2-2009.)