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Chapter 220-3 FEES AND RENEWALS

Rule 220-3-.01 Schedule of Fees

The Board hereby adopts by reference a fee schedule that sets forth fees established by the Board. The fee schedule is available from the Board office and at the Board's website. Fees may be reviewed and changed at the discretion of the Board. A fee payment that is dishonored is subject to the provisions of Code Section 16-9-20 and Rule Chapter 295-14. A fee payment for registration or license, or renewal of a registration or license, that is dishonored will result in the registration or license being removed from active status.

Rule 220-3-.02 Repealed

Rule 220-3-.03 Biennial Renewal

(1) Every license as a registered forester in Georgia shall expire on the 31st of December each odd numbered year.
(2) Without a current license as a registered forester it is unlawful to practice professional forestry or be identified as a registered forester.
(3) Every application for renewal of a registered forester license shall be accompanied by a statement from the licensee affirming completion of the continuing education requirements provided for in Chapter 220-4.

Rule 220-3-.04 Late Renewal

Late Renewal applications submitted during the six month penalty period following license expiration which are accompanied by a statement from the licensee affirming completion of the continuing education requirements provided for in Chapter 220-4 must be accompanied by a late renewal fee.

Rule 220-3-.05 Reinstatement

(1) Registrations not renewed in accordance with Rules 220-3-.03 and 220-3-.04 above shall not be subject to renewal, provided, however, that the holder thereof may apply for reinstatement.
(2) An application for reinstatement shall be accompanied by:
(a) A reinstatement fee; and,
(b) Evidence, satisfactory to the Board, of the completion of continuing education as specified below:
1. Six hours as defined in Rule 220-4-.04 for each year or fraction thereof since the last renewal of the applicant's license, up to a maximum of 36 hours.
2. No more than one-fourth of the credit hours claimed can be in Category 3. Three-fourths of the credit hours obtained must be earned through the participation in Live-Study programs. Fractional credit hours will be rounded down to the nearest half hour. The hours required by this paragraph may be counted towards fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the next biennial period if they have been earned in accordance with Rule 220-4-.05.
3. In order to be satisfactory, at least twelve of the hours required for reinstatement must have been completed during the two year period immediately preceding the date of application for reinstatement.