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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 145. Board For Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, And Geologists
Chapter 40. Regulations for the Geology Certification Program
9/23/2021

18VAC145-40-20. Fees.

All fees for application, examination, renewal, and reinstatement shall be established by the board pursuant to § 54.1-201 of the Code of Virginia. All fees are nonrefundable and shall not be prorated.

1. The application fee for certification shall be $90.

2. The fee for renewal of certification shall be $70.

3. The application fee for the Geologist-in-Training (GIT) designation shall be $20.

4. The fee for examination or reexamination is subject to contracted charges to the department by an outside vendor. These contracts are competitively negotiated and bargained for in compliance with the Virginia Public Procurement Act (§ 2.2-4300 et seq. of the Code of Virginia). Fees may be adjusted and charged to the candidate in accordance with this contract.

5. The penalty fee for late renewal shall be $25 in addition to the renewal fee.

6. The reinstatement fee shall be $90.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 18VAC70-20-30 derived from VR335-01-2 § 1.3, eff. February 1, 1988; amended, Virginia Register Volume 7, Issue 13, eff. April 24, 1991; Volume 11, Issue 6, eff. February 1, 1995; Volume 15, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 1999; Volume 22, Issue 21, eff. August 1, 2006; Volume 22, Issue 26, eff. November 1, 2006; Volume 27, Issue 12, April 1, 2011; amended and renumbered as 18VAC145-40-20, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 23, eff. August 15, 2012; amended, Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2013; Volume 31, Issue 7, eff. January 1, 2015.

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