Amend section 341.15 to read:

341.15. Certification of Asbestos Consultants and Site Surveillance Technicians.

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(d) Fees for Certification and Renewal.

(1) Fees for asbestos consultant.

Application and Examination Fee: $375 500

Annual Renewal Fee: $150 325

(2) Fees for site surveillance technician.

Application and Examination Fee: $275 400

Annual Renewal Fee: $125 270

(3) All fees must be paid at the time the application is filed with the Division. Except as set forth in Part (5) of this subsection, all fees are non-refundable.

(4) All required fees shall be made payable to the Asbestos Consultant Certification Fund.

(5) The Division may refund 75% of the fee when an application is withdrawn by the applicant within 15 business days of the initial submission of the application. The Division may refund 50% of the fee when the Division determines that the applicant is not qualified to take the examination. The Division shall make no refund of the fee when a qualified applicant fails the written examination.

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Note: Authority cited: Section 7180, Business and Professions Code; and Sections 60.5, 6308, and 9021.5, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 7184 and 7185, Business and Professions Code; Sections 9021.5, 9021.6, and 9021.8, Labor Code; and Section 1529, Title 8, California Code of Regulations.