(a)  Certification Fees:

(1)           Certification Fees shall be a minimum of five hundred dollars per year ($500.00).  The first category will be certified at a cost of five hundred dollars ($500.00).  Additional categories will be certified at a cost of four hundred dollars ($400.00) per category.  The addition of parameters not included in the original certification will be certified at a cost of one hundred dollars ($100.00) per parameter.

(2)           Certification fees are due upon application and no later than 45 days prior to the requested certification date.

(b)  Renewal Fees:

(1)           The certified laboratory will pay the state a four hundred dollar ($400.00) per year renewal fee for each category of certification or the minimum fee five hundred dollars ($500.00) if only one category is certified.

(2)           Recertification fees shall be four hundred dollars ($400.00) per category recertified.

(3)           Out‑of‑state laboratories shall reimburse the state for actual travel and subsistence costs incurred in certification, recertification and maintenance of certification.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.3(a)(1); 143‑215.3(a)(10); 143‑215.66;

Eff. October 1, 1988.