26.06.01.12

.12 Requirements for Renewal of All Certificates.

A. Except as provided in Regulation .08 of this chapter, the Board shall renew an operator, grandparented, or superintendent certificate if the certificate holder:

(1) Meets the applicable training requirements set out in Regulation .13 of this chapter;

(2) Pays a renewal fee in accordance with Regulation .07 of this chapter;

(3) Submits the application for renewal and payment of the renewal fee to the Board before the current certificate expires; and

(4) Meets the applicable training requirements set out in Regulation .13 of this chapter;

B. Temporary Certificate.

(1) The Board may renew a temporary certificate if the certificate holder:

(a) Complies with §A of this regulation; and

(b) Has taken an examination for operator certification during the 3-year period which ends with the expiration date of the certificate.

(2) The examination taken under §B(1)(b) of this regulation shall have been for the classification of works for which renewal has been requested.

C. Late Renewal Procedures.

(1) Holders of expired operator, grandparented, or superintendent certificates shall:

(a) Meet the requirements of §A(1) of this regulation;

(b) Pay the renewal fee and a late renewal fee to the Board in accordance with Regulation .07 of this chapter not later than 90 days after the expiration date of the certificate; and

(c) Submit to the Board a completed application and the fees due.

(2) Holders of expired temporary certificates shall submit a completed application to the Board which includes:

(a) The renewal fee and the late renewal fee in accordance with Regulation .07 of this chapter; and

(b) Verification that since the certificate was issued or last renewed, the applicant has:

(i) Taken the Board-approved examination for the same certification class that is being renewed; and

(ii) Met the applicable training requirements set out in Regulation .13 of this chapter.

(3) Those who fail to comply with §C(1) of this regulation may:

(a) Apply to the Board for reinstatement in accordance with §D of this regulation; or

(b) Comply with Regulations .09 and .10 of this chapter.

D. Reinstatement.

(1) Limitations.

(a) A request for reinstatement shall be submitted to the Board within 2 years after the expiration date of the operator certificate that is to be reinstated.

(b) Temporary, grandparented, and superintendent certificates may not be reinstated.

(c) The Board may not grant a request for reinstatement that is received after the 2-year period following the expiration of the operator certificate. The operator shall apply for a temporary certificate, and complete the requirements for operator certification in accordance with Regulation .06C of this chapter.

(2) To qualify for reinstatement of an expired operator certificate, an individual shall:

(a) Submit a written request for reinstatement on a form provided by the Board;

(b) Provide evidence that the individual has satisfied the training requirements in Regulation .13 of this chapter for the last renewal period covered by the expired certificate, and has completed additional training in accordance with §D(3) of this regulation; and

(c) Pay a reinstatement fee in accordance with Regulation .07 of this chapter.

(3) The additional training that must be completed before submitting a request for reinstatement shall be:

(a) For reinstatement up to 1 year following the expiration date of the operator certificate, 1/3 of the training units specified by Table 8 in Regulation .16 of this chapter for the class of operator certificate that is to be reinstated;

(b) For reinstatement from 1 to 2 years following the expiration date of the operator's certificate, 2/3 of the training units specified by Table 8 in Regulation .16 of this chapter for the class of operator certificate that is to be reinstated.