(a) The board shall issue a certificate to an applicant of good moral character who demonstrates that:
(1) He or she meets the qualifications for a certificate set forth in section eight of this article;
(2) He or she holds an out-of-state certificate and meets the requirements of section nine of this article;
(3) He or she holds an out-of-state certificate , does not meet the requirements of section nine of this article but does meet the requirements of section ten of this article; or
(4) He or she holds a substantially equivalent foreign designation and meets the requirements of section eleven of this article.
(b) Certificates will initially be issued for a period to expire on the thirtieth day of June following the date of issue.
(c) Applications for the issuance of certificates must be made in the form specified by the board by rule: Provided, That the application must require an applicant to list all states in which he or she has applied for or holds an out-of-state certificate and any past denial, revocation or suspension of an out-of-state certificate.
(d) The board shall charge an application fee in an amount specified by rule.
(e) A certificate issued by the board prior to the first day of July, two thousand one, will for all purposes be considered a certificate issued under this section: Provided, That a person holding a certificate issued prior to the first day of July, two thousand one, must renew the certificate pursuant to section twelve of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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