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148.6445 FEES.
    Subdivision 1. Initial licensure fee. The initial licensure fee for occupational therapists is
$145. The initial licensure fee for occupational therapy assistants is $80. The commissioner shall
prorate fees based on the number of quarters remaining in the biennial licensure period.
    Subd. 2. Licensure renewal fee. The biennial licensure renewal fee for occupational
therapists is $145. The biennial licensure renewal fee for occupational therapy assistants is $80.
    Subd. 3. Late fee. The fee for late submission of a renewal application is $25.
    Subd. 4. Temporary licensure fee. The fee for temporary licensure is $50.
    Subd. 5. Limited licensure fee. The fee for limited licensure is $96.
    Subd. 6. Fee for course approval after lapse of licensure. The fee for course approval
after lapse of licensure is $96.
    Subd. 7. Verification to other states. The fee for verification of licensure to other states
is $25.
    Subd. 8. Verification to institutions. The fee for verification of licensure to institutions
is $10.
    Subd. 9.[Repealed, 1Sp2003 c 14 art 7 s 89]
    Subd. 10. Nonrefundable fees. All fees are nonrefundable.
    Subd. 11. Penalty fees. (a) The penalty fee for practicing occupational therapy without a
current license after the credential has expired and before it is renewed is the amount of the
license renewal fee for any part of the first month, plus the license renewal fee for any part
of any subsequent month up to 36 months.
(b) The penalty fee for applicants who engage in the unauthorized practice of occupational
therapy before being issued a license is the amount of the license application fee for any part of
the first month, plus the license application fee for any part of any subsequent month up to 36
months. This paragraph does not apply to applicants not qualifying for a license who engage in
the unauthorized practice of occupational therapy.
(c) The penalty fee for failing to submit a continuing education report by the due date with
the correct number or type of hours in the correct time period is $100 plus $20 for each missing
clock hour. The licensee must obtain the missing number of continuing education hours by the
next reporting due date.
(d) Civil penalties and discipline incurred by licensees prior to August 1, 2005, for conduct
described in paragraph (a), (b), or (c) shall be recorded as nondisciplinary penalty fees. For
conduct described in paragraph (a) or (b) occurring after August 1, 2005, and exceeding six
months, payment of a penalty fee does not preclude any disciplinary action reasonably justified by
the individual case.
History: 2000 c 361 s 21; 1Sp2003 c 14 art 7 s 52; 2005 c 147 art 9 s 2; 2007 c 147 art
9 s 24,25