(a)        The Department shall collect annual accreditation and certification fees authorized under this Article, including initial and renewal fees. The fees collected shall be used for the ongoing administration of this Article and shall not revert to the General Fund at the end of the fiscal year. The fees shall not exceed the following:

Maximum Fee

(1)        Accreditation of a training provider                                             $150.00

(2)        Reaccreditation of a training provider                                          $150.00

(3)        Accreditation or reaccreditation of initial courses

(Per course per language)                                                                $2,000

(4)        Accreditation or reaccreditation of refresher courses

(Per course per language)                                                                $2,000

(5)        Certification or recertification of a firm                                       $300.00

(6)        Certification or recertification of a dust sampling

technician                                                                                      $150.00

(b)        The accreditation fees imposed under this section do not apply to local or State governmental regulatory agency personnel, Indian tribes, or nonprofit training providers. ?(2009-488, s. 1.)

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes 130A-453.27

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3