Division of Professional Regulation (260-RICR-30-15-1)


260-RICR-30-15-1 ACTIVE RULE

1.1 PURPOSE

To provide the procedures for licensing and registration.

1.2 AUTHORITY

This regulation is promulgated pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 5-6, 28-26, 28-27, 5-70, and 5-20.

1.3 RULES AND REGULATIONS

A. A licensing board may give an oral examination to an applicant for a license issued under the provisions of R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 5-6, 28-26, 28-27, 5-70, and 5-20 where the board determines that:

1. an applicant cannot read or write English (except that the applicant must be able to read any sign or notice dealing with legal safety requirements).

2. an applicant can document that he/she has a learning or physical disability which would handicap that individual in taking a written examination.

3. the board may authorize a field examination in the case of an emergency or other extenuating circumstances such as limited license of employees in the public sector.

4. an applicant must provide and pay any expense connected with an interpreter when taking an oral examination.

5. an interpreter shall not be licensed in the subject matter for which the oral examination is given.

B. In the event that a registration or license issued under the provisions of R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 5-6, 28-26, 28-27, 5-70, 5-20, or 28-45 is lost or destroyed, the person to whom the same was issued may make application for and upon payment of the required fee of twelve dollars ($12.00) obtain a duplicate registration or license, upon furnishing proof satisfactory to the division of professional regulation that such registration or license has been lost or destroyed.

C. In the event a payment for a registration or license issued under the provisions of R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 5-6, 28-26, 28-27, 5-70, 5-20, or 28-45 is deemed improper for the reason of insufficient funds or closed account, said license will be invalid until the person to whom the infraction has incurred submits the required registration or license, plus twenty-five (25%) penalty of the total check amount, in the form of a certified check or money order to the division.

D. Any person with a pending violation of R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 5-6, 28-26, 28-27, 5-70, or 5-20, will not be permitted to take an examination for a license issued under the provisions of R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 5-6, 28-26, 28-27, 5-70, or 5-20, until such time as the fine and/or violation has been settled.

E. A passing score for examinations administered by the Division of Professional Regulation under the provisions of this Part shall be 70% or greater. Examination reviews will not be permitted on exam scores of less than 60%.





Title 260 Department of Labor and Training
Chapter 30 Workforce Regulation and Safety
Subchapter 15 Professional Regulation
Part 1 Division of Professional Regulation (260-RICR-30-15-1)
Type of Filing Technical Revision
Regulation Status Active
Effective 04/07/2004

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws Chapters 5-6, 28-26, 28-27, 5-70, and 5-20

Purpose and Reason :

This Technical Revision is being promulgated to reformat the rule into the RICR format for the Rhode Island Code of Regulations. There are no substantive changes.

There are no electronic rulemaking documents for rules filed prior to August 14, 2018. For rulemaking documents for rules filed prior to this date, please contact the appropriate agency's Rules Coordinator.