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49 Pa. Code § 6.32. Renewal of license.

§ 6.32. Renewal of license.

 (a)  Application for renewal of a license with certification must be made on forms provided by the Board, and include:

   (1)  Proof of current, valid certification issued by a certifying organization.

   (2)  An indication whether certification will expire before the biennial renewal cycle will expire. In the case of a licensee applying for renewal of license where certification will expire before the biennial renewal cycle will expire, the licensee shall submit to the Board before the expiration of the certification, evidence that the licensee has renewed certification consisting of proof of recertification. Failure to maintain certification, or to submit evidence of renewal of certification before the expiration date of certification will subject the licensee to disciplinary action.

   (3)  A waiver for the certifying organization to release the licensee’s certification status and recertification scores to the Board.

   (4)  An averment that the licensee has been examined by a physician and successfully passed an examination that satisfies the requirements of ASME Volume B 30.5.

 (b)  Application for renewal of a license without certification by practical examination issued originally under §  6.22 (relating to licensure without certification by practical examination) must be made on forms provided by the Board, and include:

   (1)  Proof of a passing score on a practical examination administered by NCCCO during the 2-year period immediately preceding the date of the application for renewal.

   (2)  An averment that the applicant has been examined by a physician and successfully passed an examination that satisfies the requirements of ASME Volume B 30.5.

   (3)  The results of any assessment administered after the commencement of the previous biennial period of licensure by a program of operator qualification and certification satisfying the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1926 (relating to safety and health regulations for construction).

 (c)  Application for renewal of a license without certification by experience issued originally under §  6.23 (relating to licensure without certification by experience) must be made on forms provided by the Board, and include:

   (1)  A record of the applicant’s work experience in the form provided under §  6.23(c) demonstrating 1,600 hours of experience during the 2-year period immediately preceding the date of application for renewal.

   (2)  An averment that the applicant has been examined by a physician and successfully passed an examination that satisfies the requirements of ASME Volume B 30.5.

   (3)  The results of any assessment administered after the commencement of the previous biennial period of licensure by a program of operator qualification and certification satisfying the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1926.

 (d)  The application for renewal must be received by the Board with the required biennial renewal fee before the expiration of the previous biennial registration period.

 (e)  Renewal of a license without certification under §  6.22 or §  6.23 may be denied for any individual who has been administered an assessment by a program of operator qualification and certification satisfying the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1926, and who has failed the assessment and who has not subsequently obtained a passing score in the same assessment or another assessment that meets the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1926.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  43b.28 (relating to schedule of civil penalties—crane operators).



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