WVC 30 - 13 - 18
§30-13-18. Renewals and reinstatement.
(a) Certificates of registration and certificates of
authorization expire on the last day of December of the year
indicated on the certificate, and the holder of any certificate
that is not timely renewed is ineligible to practice or offer to
practice engineering in this state until the certificate has been
reinstated in accordance with rules promulgated by the board.
(b) Certificates may be renewed only in accordance with board
rule, which may include payment of a late fee for renewals not
postmarked by December 31 of the year in which renewal is required.
The board shall notify every person or firm holding an active
certificate under this article of the certificate renewal
requirements at least one month prior to the renewal date. The
notice shall be made by mail or electronic means using the contact
information provided to the board.
(c) A certificate that was not timely renewed or for other
reason was given a nonpracticing status may be reinstated under
rules promulgated by the board and may require reexamination and
payment of fees set forth in board rules.
(d) Effective July 1, 2015, the board may renew certificates
on a biennial basis.
(e) The board shall promulgate emergency rules pursuant to
section fifteen, article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code
to implement the provisions of this section.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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