§ 47.4. Licensure fees.

 (a)  The fee schedule for licensure as a licensed social worker, provisional license, licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist or licensed professional counselor shall be as follows:

   (1)  Application fee for licensure and original license issuance as a licensed social worker…$25

   (2)  Biennial renewal for a licensed social worker, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist or professional counselor…$95

   (3)  Application fee for provisional license and provisional license issuance…$25

   (4)  Verification of licensure…$15

   (5)  Certification of license, scores or hours…$25

   (6)  Application fee for licensure and original license issuance as a clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist or professional counselor…$45

 (b)  Applicants who were issued licenses prior to June 24, 1989, and who have not paid the appropriate fee in subsection (a) are required to remit the fee within 30 days of receipt of notice from the Board to maintain active licensure status. Failure to remit the required fee within that time will result in the license being placed on inactive status. A licensee holding oneself out as a ‘‘licensed social worker’’ while the license is on an inactive status may be subject to disciplinary proceedings before the Board.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  47.4 amended under sections 6(2) and 18(c) of the Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors Act (63 P. S. § §  1906(2) and 1918(c)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  47.4 adopted June 23, 1989, effective June 24, 1989, 19 Pa.B. 2662; amended November 30, 1990, effective December 1, 1990, 20 Pa.B. 5937; amended June 16, 2000, effective June 17, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 3049; amended November 29, 2002, effective November 30, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 5885; corrected December 6, 2002, effective November 30, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 5957; amended August 15, 2008, effective August 16, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 4509; amended January 23, 2009, effective October 4, 2008, 39 Pa.B. 417; amended May 16, 2014, effective May 17, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 2863. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (358289) to (358290).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  47.12 (relating to qualifications for licensure); 49 Pa. Code §  47.15 (relating to biennial renewal; inactive status; failure to renew); 49 Pa. Code §  48.4 (relating to applicability of general provisions in Chapter 47); and 49 Pa. Code §  49.4 (relating to applicability of general provisions in Chapter 47).



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