201 KAR 32:030. Fees.

 

RELATES TO: KRS 335.330, 335.340(1), (3)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 335.320(4), 335.330, 335.340(1), (3)

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 335.330 requires the board to promulgate an administrative regulation establishing the initial fee for licensure required to be paid by an applicant for licensure and requires an applicant to pass a written examination prescribed by the board. KRS 335.340(1) requires that all licenses issued under KRS 335.330 shall be renewed annually, and that the board promulgate an administrative regulation establishing the fee for licensure renewal. KRS 335.340(3) requires the board to promulgate an administrative regulation establishing the late renewal fee. This administrative regulation establishes fees for licensure as a marriage and family therapist or marriage and family therapist associate.

 

Section 1. Initial Application Fee. The initial application fee for licensure as a marriage and family therapist shall be:

(1) Fifty (50) dollars;

(2) Nonrefundable; and

(3) Payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer.

 

Section 2. Initial Licensure Fee. The initial fee for licensure as a marriage and family therapist shall be:

(1) $175;

(2) Nonrefundable; and

(3) Payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer.

 

Section 3. Examination Fee. (1) An applicant shall pass the National Marital and Family Therapy Examination administered and verified by Professional Examination Service.

(2) The applicant shall pay the required examination fee directly to Professional Examination Service.

 

Section 4. Renewal Fee. (1) A licensed marriage and family therapist shall submit a completed Marriage and Family Therapist License Renewal Application to the board in accordance with KRS 335.340.

(2) The fee for renewal of licensure as a marriage and family therapist shall be:

(a) $150 annually;

(b) Nonrefundable; and

(c) Payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer.

 

Section 5. Late Renewal Fees. (1) A licensee who renews a license during the ninety (90) day grace period provided by KRS 335.340(3) shall pay a late renewal fee of seventy-five (75) dollars in addition to the payment of the renewal fee as established in Section 4 of this administrative regulation.

(2) The fee shall be:

(a) Nonrefundable; and

(b) Payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer.

 

Section 6. Reinstatement of Expired License. (1) An expired license shall be reinstated by:

(a) Submitting a completed License Reinstatement Application;

(b) Paying of the renewal fee as established in Section 4 of this administrative regulation for each year since the date of last active licensure;

(c)Paying of a reinstatement fee of $100, which shall be:

1. Nonrefundable; and

2. Payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer; and

(d) Meeting all other requirements of this section of this administrative regulation.

(2) The applicant for reinstatement of an expired license shall submit proof of completion of fifteen (15) hours of continuing education for each year since the date of last active licensure.

 

Section 7. Fees for Sponsors of Continuing Education. (1) There shall be a fee of twenty-five (25) dollars for each continuing education application submitted by a sponsor.

(2) For a sponsor submitting multiple applications in one (1) month, the fee shall not exceed $250.

 

Section 8. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by reference:

(a) "Marriage and Family Therapist License Renewal Application", 2009;

(b) "License Reinstatement Application", 2009; and

(c) "Application for Continuing Education Program Approval", 2009.

(2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists, 911 Leawood Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (22 Ky.R. 421; Am. 904; eff. 10-19-95; 24 Ky.R. 642; 1132; eff. 11-14-97; 28 Ky.R. 136; 561; eff. 9-10-2001; 35 Ky.R. 1863; 2415; eff. 7-31-2009.)