10.62.16.02

.02 Registration.

A. An independent testing laboratory shall register with the Commission.

B. To register, an independent laboratory shall:

(1) Submit a completed independent laboratory registration form;

(2) Pay the registration fee specified in COMAR 10.62.35.01.

(3) Submit a copy of the certificate of accreditation accompanied by the scope of accreditation; and

(4) Submit the name, address, date of birth and Social Security Number of each independent testing laboratory employee and a copy of the application form completed by each independent testing laboratory employee.

C. The Commission may issue a provisional registration to an independent testing laboratory that has not yet been issued a certificate of accreditation in Maryland if the independent testing laboratory:

(1) Submits a completed independent laboratory registration form;

(2) Pays the registration fee specified in COMAR 10.62.35.01;

(3) Submits a copy of the contract with the accreditation body applying to become accredited accompanied by a copy of the proposed scope of the accreditation;

(4) Submits evidence the independent testing laboratory has been accredited by the accreditation body in another jurisdiction; and

(5) Submits the name, address, and date of birth and Social Security Number of each independent testing laboratory employee and a copy of the application form completed by each independent testing laboratory employee.

D. Once it has obtained a certificate of accreditation, a provisionally registered independent testing laboratory shall apply to be registered, but:

(1) The term of the registration may not exceed the term of the provisional registration; and

(2) No additional registration fee need be paid for that term.