Maine Revised Statutes

§2202-B. Certification fee; disposition of fee; nursing assistants

1. Fees authorized.  The Commissioner of Health and Human Services may assess fees for certification of nursing assistants, for the competency testing of nursing assistants and for validation of test results to determine eligibility for certification and charge fees for certificates issued and duplicated for out-of-state vocational reciprocity, renewal of certificates and replacement of certificates.
[ 2009, c. 628, §4 (AMD) .]
2. Amounts.  Amounts of fees are as follows:
A. For competency testing, $45, which must be included in the training course fee; [2009, c. 628, §4 (AMD).]
B. For initial certificate, $5; [1991, c. 528, Pt. III, §24 (NEW); 1991, c. 528, Pt. RRR, (AFF); 1991, c. 591, Pt. III, §24 (NEW).]
C. For replacement certificate, $5; [1991, c. 528, Pt. III, §24 (NEW); 1991, c. 528, Pt. RRR, (AFF); 1991, c. 591, Pt. III, §24 (NEW).]
D. For letter of verification of completion of a certified nursing assistant program, $20; [2009, c. 628, §4 (AMD).]
E. For converted certificate, $5; [1993, c. 435, §12 (AMD).]
F. For renewal certificate, $5; and [1993, c. 435, §12 (AMD).]
G. For validation of test results, $5. [1993, c. 435, §13 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 628, §4 (AMD) .]
3. Accounting.  The Commissioner of Health and Human Services shall:
A. Collect and account for testing and certification fees; and [1991, c. 528, Pt. III, §24 (NEW); 1991, c. 528, Pt. RRR, (AFF); 1991, c. 591, Pt. III, §24 (NEW).]
B. Report and pay fees to the Treasurer of State to be credited to the General Fund. [1991, c. 528, Pt. III, §24 (NEW); 1991, c. 528, Pt. RRR, (AFF); 1991, c. 591, Pt. III, §24 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 628, §4 (AMD) .]
4. Staff.  The Commissioner of Health and Human Services shall employ staff necessary to carry out the requirements of this section.
[ 2009, c. 628, §4 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1991, c. 528, §III24 (NEW). 1991, c. 528, §RRR (AFF). 1991, c. 591, §III24 (NEW). 1993, c. 435, §§11-13 (AMD). 2009, c. 628, §4 (AMD).