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ARC 7665C

ENGINEERING AND LAND SURVEYING EXAMINING BOARD[193C]

Adopted and Filed

Rulemaking related to fees and charges

The Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board hereby rescinds Chapter 2, "Fees and Charges," Iowa Administrative Code, and adopts a new chapter with the same title.

Legal Authority for Rulemaking

This rulemaking is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 542B.6.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rulemaking implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code chapter 542B and Executive Order 10 (January 10, 2023).

Purpose and Summary

The revisions to Chapter 2 implement changes recommended by Executive Order 10. The information in Chapter 2 captures fee information all in one place to aid individuals researching the cost to acquire and maintain a license.

Public Comment and Changes to Rulemaking

Notice of Intended Action for this rulemaking was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on January 10, 2024, as ARC 7405C. Public hearings were held on January 30, 2024, and January 31, 2024, at 12:50 p.m.at 6200 Park Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, and virtually. No one attended the public hearings. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.

Adoption of Rulemaking

This rulemaking was adopted by the Board on February 15, 2024.

Fiscal Impact

This rulemaking has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.

Jobs Impact

After analysis and review of this rulemaking, no impact on jobs has been found.

Waivers

Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rulemaking would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 481—Chapter 6.

Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee

The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rulemaking by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rulemaking at its regular monthly meeting or at a special meeting. The Committee's meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may be heard as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.8(6).

Effective Date

This rulemaking will become effective on April 10, 2024.

The following rulemaking action is adopted:

Item 1. Rescind 193C—Chapter 2 and adopt the following new chapter in lieu thereof:

CHAPTER 2

FEES AND CHARGES

193C—2.1(542B) General statement. Fees are fixed in such an amount as will defray the expense of administering board responsibilities. Fees are charged in accordance with the following table:

Type of fee

Amount

Renewal

Active license renewal

$100

Inactive license renewal

$40

Reinstatement of lapsed license

(In addition to the reinstatement fee, the applicant for reinstatement must also pay the appropriate prorated reinstated license fee below.)

$100

Reinstatement of inactive to active license

$60

New or reinstated license

(In addition to the appropriate prorated reinstated license fee, the applicant for reinstatement must also pay the reinstatement fee above.)

$100

Prorated at six-month intervals

Application for examination

Principles and Practice of Land Surveying

$100

Examinations

Fees for National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) examinations are paid directly to the examination service at the rate established by contract based upon cost of the examination materials and processing expenses.

Variable

Iowa State Specific Land Surveying Examination

$30

Application for licensure by comity or verification as a professional engineer or professional land surveyor

$150

Certificates

Initial professional engineer or professional land surveyor certificate

$15

Additional or duplicate certificate

$25

Engineer or land surveyor intern certificate

No charge

Check returned for insufficient funds

$15

Verification of records for lapsed licensees

$15 per verification

Late renewal fee (for renewals completed after December 31 and before January 31)

$25

193C—2.2(542B) Nonrefundable fees. Application fees submitted with applications for the Fundamentals of Engineering examination, the Fundamentals of Land Surveying examination, the Principles and Practice of Engineering examination, the Principles and Practice of Land Surveying examination, comity licensure, or renewal of licensure are not refundable for any reason.

These rules are intended to implement Iowa Code sections 542B.13, 542B.15, 542B.20 and 542B.30.

[Filed 2/15/24, effective 4/10/24]

[Published 3/6/24]

Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 3/6/24.

Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board


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