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09.09.01 - Board of Master Electricians - Final Regulations

PROPOSED ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 45, ISSUE 17,
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2018

Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION

Subtitle 09 MARYLAND BOARD OF MASTER ELECTRICIANS

09.09.01 Fees and Deadlines

Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, §§6-205, 6-207, 6-309, 6-310, 6-311, 6-312, 6-313, 6-401, 6-402, and 6-606; Business Regulation Article, §§2-106.9 and 2-106.10; Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Final Action
[18-139-P]

On July 24, 2018, the Maryland Board of Master Electricians adopted the repeal of existing Regulation .01, the recodification of existing Regulation .02 to be Regulation .04, and new Regulations .01—.03 under COMAR 09.09.01 Fees and Deadlines. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 45:11 Md. R. 585—586 (May 25, 2018), has been adopted as proposed.

Effective Date: August 27, 2018.

ROBIN BAILEY
Executive Director
Mechanical Licensing Boards

.01 Purpose.
This chapter is intended to carry out the provisions of Business Regulation Article, §§2-106.9 and 2-106.10, Annotated Code of Maryland, and Business Occupations and Professions Article, Title 12, Annotated Code of Maryland. In particular, it is intended to set various fees in order to cover the actual documented direct and indirect costs of fulfilling the statutory and regulatory duties of the State Board of Master Electricians, the State Board of Stationary Engineers, the State Board of Plumbing, and the State Board of Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors.

.02 Definitions.
  A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.
  B. Terms Defined.
    (1) “Board” means the State Board of Master Electricians.
    (2) “License fee” means the fee paid by an applicant or licensee, as applicable, in connection with the issuance and renewal of a license and the issuance of a limited license and a reciprocal license.
    (3) “Mechanical boards” means collectively the:
      (a) State Board of Master Electricians;
      (b) State Board of Stationary Engineers;
      (c) State Board of Plumbing; and
      (d) State Board of Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors.
    (4) “Secretary” means the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.

.03 Fees and Costs.
  A. The Secretary and the mechanical boards have agreed to average their direct and indirect costs, based on the calculation of costs performed by the Secretary in consultation with the mechanical boards. Based on these calculations, the Board sets the following fees:
    (1) License — $20.
    (2) License renewal — $25.
    (3) Inactive status renewal for non-electrical inspector — $50.
    (4) Reapplication after expiration of inactive status — $100.
    (5) Reactivation — $50.
    (6) Reinstatement:
      (a) Up to and including 30 days after license expiration — $25;
      (b) Up to and including 60 days after license expiration — $50; and
      (c) More than 60 days after license expiration — $100.
    (7) Inactive status for electrical inspector — $50.
    (8) Local license assignment identification — $50.
    (9) Status change — $50.
  B. An applicant for an examination or reexamination shall pay an examination or reexamination fee directly to the testing service chosen by the Board to develop or administer the examination, as such fees are established by the testing service selected by the Board.