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31 Pa. Code § 115.14. Administration of examination.

§ 115.14. Administration of examination.

 The Commissioner may delegate to a person or corporation, by contract, the authority for administering and scoring examinations. An eligible delegatee shall guarantee to adhere to the following standards:

   (1)  Examinations shall be offered at regular intervals at least 12 times each year.

   (2)  Testing shall be conducted in locations throughout this Commonwealth and other designated locations. Examples of other designated locations include testing facilities that the administrator of testing may have in other states, or Internet testing offered by the administrator.

   (3)  Test security shall be strictly maintained, and a set of security rules shall be developed by the testing facility, which shall be approved by the Commissioner.

   (4)  Bias or favoritism towards an applicant will not be permitted by the testing facility.

   (5)  The testing facility shall develop a comprehensive brochure describing, at a minimum, applicable fees, the nature of examination questions and providing sample questions. The brochure shall be distributed to an applicant at the time of registration for examination or, upon request, at any other reasonable time.

   (6)  The location of the testing facilities is available on the Department’s website at or upon request from the Department.


   The provisions of this §  115.14 issued under sections 206, 506, 1501 and 1502 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  66, 186, 411 and 412); and the act of December 20, 1983 (P. L. 260, No. 72) (63 P. S. § §  1601—1608).


   The provisions of this §  115.14 adopted January 17, 2003, effective January 18, 2003, 33 Pa.B. 346.

Cross References

   This section cited in 31 Pa. Code §  115.11 (relating to examination requirement).

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