Maine Revised Statutes

§12538. Fees and renewals

1. Fees.  The Director of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department may establish by rule fees for purposes authorized under this subchapter in amounts that are reasonable and necessary for their respective purposes, except that the fee for initial and renewal licensure may not exceed $675 annually. Rules adopted pursuant to this subsection are routine technical rules pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
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2. Renewal.  A license issued under this subchapter expires on the stated expiration date as determined by the commissioner. Prior to expiration of a license, a licensee may make an application in a format as determined by the commissioner for renewal and upon payment of the renewal fee as set pursuant to subsection 1. A license may not be issued until the applicant certifies to the board that the applicant has completed the continuing education requirements adopted by the board.
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3. Late renewal.  Licenses may be renewed up to 90 days after the date of expiration upon payment of a late fee in addition to the renewal fee as set pursuant to subsection 1. A person who submits an application for renewal more than 90 days after the date of expiration is subject to all requirements governing new applicants under this subchapter, except that the board, giving due consideration to the protection of the public, may waive any such requirement if that renewal application is received, together with the late fee and renewal fee, within 2 years from the date of the expiration.
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2015, c. 502, §11 (NEW).