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The 2022 Florida Statutes (including 2022 Special Session A and 2023 Special Session B)

Chapter 481
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F.S. 481.207
481.207 Fees.The board, by rule, may establish fees for architects and registered interior designers, to be paid for applications, examination, reexamination, licensing and renewal, delinquency, reinstatement, and recordmaking and recordkeeping. The examination fee shall be in an amount that covers the cost of obtaining and administering the examination and shall be refunded if the applicant is found ineligible to sit for the examination. The application fee is nonrefundable. The fee for initial application and examination for architects may not exceed $775 plus the actual per applicant cost to the department for purchase of the examination from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards or similar national organizations. The initial nonrefundable fee for registered interior designers may not exceed $75. The biennial renewal fee for architects may not exceed $200. The biennial renewal fee for registered interior designers may not exceed $75. The delinquency fee may not exceed the biennial renewal fee established by the board for an active license. The board shall establish fees that are adequate to ensure the continued operation of the board and to fund the proportionate expenses incurred by the department which are allocated to the regulation of architects and registered interior designers. Fees shall be based on department estimates of the revenue required to implement this part and the provisions of law with respect to the regulation of architects and interior designers. 4, 19, ch. 79-273; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; s. 79, ch. 83-329; s. 1, ch. 87-327; s. 25, ch. 88-205; ss. 6, 23, 24, ch. 88-383; s. 55, ch. 89-162; s. 4, ch. 91-429; ss. 232, 299, ch. 94-119; s. 43, ch. 2020-160.