209.323. 1. Applications for licensure as an interpreter shall be submitted to the division on forms prescribed by the division and furnished to the applicant. The application shall contain the applicant's statements showing the applicant's education, certification by either the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, National Association of the Deaf or Missouri Interpreter Certification System and such other information as the division may require. Each application shall contain a statement that it is made under oath or affirmation and that the information contained in the application is true and correct to the best knowledge and belief of the applicant, subject to the penalties, as provided in sections 209.319 to 209.339, for the making of a false affidavit or declaration. Each application shall be accompanied by the required application fee. The application fee must be submitted in a manner as required by the committee and shall not be refundable. The applicant must be eighteen years of age or older.
2. Each license issued pursuant to the provisions of sections 209.319 to 209.339 shall expire on the renewal date. The division shall mail a renewal notice to the last known address of each licensee prior to the license renewal date. The license will expire and renewal may be denied upon failure of the licensee to provide the division with the information required for renewal including but not limited to satisfactory evidence of current certification or to pay the required renewal fee within sixty days of the license renewal date. The license may be reinstated within two years after the renewal date, if the applicant applies for reinstatement and pays the required license renewal fee plus a delinquency fee as established by the committee and provides evidence of current certification.
3. Except as provided in section 209.321, the committee with assistance from the division shall issue or renew a license to each person who files an application and fee as required by the provisions of sections 209.319 to 209.339 and who furnishes satisfactory evidence to the committee that he has complied with the provisions of subsection 1 or 2 of this section.
4. The committee may issue a new license to replace any license which is lost, destroyed or mutilated upon payment of a fee as provided by the committee.
(L. 1994 S.B. 568 § 11, A.L. 2002 H.B. 1783, A.L. 2004 S.B. 1122)
Missouri General Assembly