201 KAR 36:020. Fees - renewal date.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 335.535(1), (2), (4)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 335.515(3), 335.525(2)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 335.515(3) and 335.525(2) require the board to promulgate administrative regulations relating to the establishment of fees. This administrative regulation establishes the application, renewal, and reinstatement fees for a professional counselor and a professional counselor associate and the date a licensure must be renewed.

 

      Section 1. Application Fee. (1) The application fee for licensure as a professional counselor shall be $150.

      (2) If the application is denied, $125 of the application fee shall be refunded.

      (3) The application fee for licensure as a professional counselor associate shall be fifty (50) dollars.

      (4) If an applicant for a professional counselor associate is denied, twenty-five (25) dollars of the application fee shall be refunded.

 

      Section 2. Renewal Fees and Penalties. (1)(a) The annual renewal fee for licensure as a professional counselor shall be $150;

      (b) The annual renewal fee for licensure as a professional counselor associate shall be fifty (50) dollars.

      (2) The late renewal fee for late renewal during the sixty (60) day grace period shall be:

      (a) Twenty-five (25) dollars for licensure as a professional counselor; and

      (b) Ten (10) dollars for licensure as a professional counselor associate.

      (3) The reinstatement fee for licensure renewal after the end of the sixty (60) day grace period shall be:

      (a) Fifty (50) dollars for licensure as a professional counselor; and

      (b) Twenty (20) dollars for licensure as a professional counselor associate.

      (4) Renewal and reinstatement fees shall not be refundable.

 

      Section 3. Renewal Date. (1) The renewal date for licensure shall be October 31.

      (2) The renewal fee for the first renewal shall be waived for a person receiving licensure within 120 days prior to the renewal date. (25 Ky.R. 480; Am. 828; eff. 9-16-98; 27 Ky.R. 1326; 2727; eff. 4-9-2001; 29 Ky.R. 2509; eff. 6-16-03.)