345.055. 1. The board shall charge a license or registration renewal fee for each license or registration renewed. Persons possessing the required training and qualifications to be licensed or registered as both a speech-language pathologist and audiologist shall receive both licenses, which for the purposes of this section shall be considered as a single license or certificate. Duplicate licenses or certificates shall be issued without additional charge to persons practicing in more than one location. Persons who allow their licenses to lapse shall submit a reinstatement fee, and if the license has lapsed for more than a three-year period, the board may require reexamination.
2. The fees prescribed by section 345.051 and this section shall be exclusive, and notwithstanding any other provision of law, no municipality may require any person licensed pursuant to the provisions of sections 345.010 to 345.080 to furnish any bond, pass any examination, or pay any license fee or occupational tax.
3. The board shall set the amount of the fees which sections 345.010 to 345.080 authorize and require by rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to section 536.021. The fees shall be set at a level to produce:
(1) Revenue which shall not substantially exceed the cost and expense of administering sections 345.010 to 345.080; and
(2) Effective July 1, 2008, any transfer required from the board under subsection 2 of section 345.045.
(L. 1973 H.B. 329 § 11, A.L. 1981 S.B. 16, A.L. 1995 S.B. 69, et al., A.L. 1998 H.B. 1601, et al., A.L. 2007 H.B. 780 merged with S.B. 308)
Missouri General Assembly