ATCP 93.240 Note Note: Applications and related forms for certifications or registrations are available online at https://mydatcp.wi.gov, from the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Bureau of Weights and Measures at PO Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911; or at the department's Web site at https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Programs_Services/PetroleumHazStorageTanks.aspx.
ATCP 93.240(2)(b) (b) An application for a certification or registration which either requires or recognizes the attendance at or completion of educational courses as a qualification for the certification or registration shall be accompanied by such evidence, including but not limited to transcripts, that verifies fulfillment of the prerequisite.
ATCP 93.240(2)(c) (c) Applicants for any certification or registration under this chapter shall include the applicant's social security number, or in the case of a certification or registration for a business, the applicant shall include the federal employer identification number. The department shall consider the failure by the applicant to provide a social security number or a federal employer identification number as an incomplete application and may not process the application further until the appropriate number is provided.
ATCP 93.240(2)(d) (d) A business having multiple locations covered under one federal employer identification number applying for a tank specialty firm registration need not obtain a separate registration for each location.
ATCP 93.240(3) (3)Fees.
ATCP 93.240(3)(a)(a) Fees required for the various certifications or registrations and their processing under this section shall be determined in accordance with Table 93.240.
ATCP 93.240(3)(b) (b) Fees required under this section are not refundable.
ATCP 93.240(3)(c) (c) Certification or registration fees may not be prorated.
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ATCP 93.240 Note Note: No application fee if application is submitted through the online application system on https://myDATCP.wi.gov.
ATCP 93.240(4) (4)Processing times. An application for a certification or registration covered under this chapter shall be granted or denied by the department within 21 calendar days after the department receives all of the application materials necessary to obtain the certification or registration. If the certification or registration application information is insufficient, the department shall request additional information within 21 calendar days of receipt of the application. If an applicant does not respond to a request by the department for additional information within 3 months after the date of the request, the department shall make a determination on the application based upon the information on hand.
ATCP 93.240(5) (5)Mailing.
ATCP 93.240(5)(a)(a) Unless otherwise provided by law, all orders, notices and other papers may be served by the department by 1st class mail at the address on file with the department.
ATCP 93.240(5)(b) (b) A certification or registration holder shall be responsible for notifying the department of any change in mailing address.
ATCP 93.240(6) (6)Terms.
ATCP 93.240(6)(a)(a) All certifications or registrations issued under this subsection shall be valid for a period of 2 years.
ATCP 93.240(6)(b) (b) All certifications or registrations issued under this subsection shall expire at 11:59 p.m. on the date of expiration. Certifications and registrations expire on the two-year anniversary of the original date of issuance.
ATCP 93.240(7) (7)Renewal.
ATCP 93.240(7)(a)1.1. A notice of renewal shall be mailed by the department to a certification or registration holder at least 30 calendar days prior to the expiration of the certification or registration.
ATCP 93.240(7)(a)2. 2. Failure to receive a notice for renewal of a certification or registration may not be considered as an excuse or good cause for failure to renew a certification or registration prior to the expiration of the certification or registration.
ATCP 93.240(7)(b)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 2. b., upon receipt of the renewal notice from the department, a person may apply to renew a certification or registration provided an application, a certification or registration fee and evidence of all renewal obligations, if any, are submitted to the department prior to the expiration date of the certification or registration.
ATCP 93.240 Note Note: Qualification obligations for renewal are specified under the appropriate certification or registration category sections.
ATCP 93.240(7)(b)2.ag.ag. A person may apply to renew a certification or registration in accordance with subd. 2. ar. no later than one two-year term after expiration of the certification or registration. An application fee as specified in Table 93.240 shall accompany the renewal application.
ATCP 93.240(7)(b)2.ar. ar. A person who files for renewal after the expiration date of a certification or registration issued under subs. (13) to (20), shall comply with this chapter's requirements for initially receiving that certification or registration.
ATCP 93.240(7)(b)2.b. b. A person who files for renewal of a certification or registration issued under sub. (13), (16), or (17), and who has not obtained all continuing education credit required for renewal shall comply with this chapter's requirements for initially receiving that certification or registration.
ATCP 93.240(7)(b)2.c. c. For a certification or registration issued under sub. (13), (16), or (17), the time period for obtaining continuing education credits shall extend from the beginning date to the expiration date of that certification or registration.
ATCP 93.240(8) (8)Continuing education.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)(a) Program specifications.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)1.1. Only courses, programs, and seminars approved in writing by the department shall be used for credit to fulfill continuing education requirements.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)2.a.a. Requests for a course, program or seminar to be recognized for approval shall be submitted in writing to the department.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)2.b. b. Requests for approval shall include sufficient information to determine if the course, program or seminar complies with this subsection.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)2.c. c. The department shall review and make a determination on a request for approval within 21 calendar days of receipt of the request and information necessary to complete the review.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)3.a.a. Thirty minutes of attendance in an approved course, program or seminar shall be deemed equal to 0.5 hours of acceptable continuing education.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)3.b. b. Continuing education credit for attendance in approved continuing education courses, programs or seminars in other than 30 minute increments shall be rounded down to the next half hour.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)3.c. c. Courses, programs and seminars to be considered for approval towards continuing education credit shall relate to the skills and knowledge of one or more certification categories.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)4.a.a. The department may limit credit approval to specific certification categories when approving a course, program, or seminar for continuing education credit.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)4.b. b. Approval of courses, programs or seminars for continuing education credit may be renewed. Renewal shall be in accordance with subd. 2.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)4.c. c. An approval of a course, program or seminar for continuing education credit under subs. (13) to (21) shall expire either 3 years after the date of approval, or as otherwise specified in the approval.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)5. 5. The department may revoke the approval of a course, program or seminar for continuing education credit for any false statements, misrepresentation of facts or violation of the conditions on which the approval was based. The department may not revoke the approval of a course, program or seminar less than 30 calendar days prior to the course, program or seminar being held.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)6.a.a. The individual or organization which had obtained the course, program or seminar approval shall maintain an attendance record of those individuals who have attended and completed the course, program or seminar for at least 3 years from the date of the course, program or seminar.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)6.b. b. The attendance record shall include all of the following: the course name, the course identification number assigned by the department, the date or dates the course was held or completed, the name of each attendee, the name of each certification held by the attendee for which the course applies, and the certification number assigned by the department of each attendee.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)6.c. c. A copy of the attendance record shall be forwarded by the person or organization which had obtained the course, program or seminar approval to the department within 14 calendar days after completion of the course or program.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)7. 7. Any individual or organization that obtains a course, program, or seminar approval for continuing education credit under subs. (13) to (21) shall notify the department of any material changes to the information submitted for that approval.
ATCP 93.240(8)(a)8. 8. Any individual or organization that obtains a course, program, or seminar approval for continuing education credit under subs. (13) to (21) shall notify the department if the course, program, or seminar is discontinued before the end of its approval period.
ATCP 93.240(8)(b) (b) Evidence of compliance. Each certification holder shall retain evidence of compliance with continuing education requirements throughout the certification period for which continuing education credit was required for renewal of the certification.
ATCP 93.240(8)(b)1. 1. The department shall accept as evidence of compliance original or copies of documents, certified by the individual or organization providing the course, program or seminar, indicating attendance and completion of the continuing education credit.
ATCP 93.240(8)(b)2. 2. The department may require a certification holder to submit evidence of compliance for the continuing education credit which was required to renew the certification.
ATCP 93.240(8)(c) (c) Continuing education cycle. For those certification categories which require continuing educational credit for renewal, the certification holder shall obtain the necessary amount of continuing educational credit prior to the expiration date of the certification as specified in Table 93.240.
ATCP 93.240(9) (9)Examinations administered by the department.
ATCP 93.240(9)(a)(a) For those certification categories which require examination, the department shall conduct at least four certification examinations annually for each certification category with the exception of sub. (13) at times and locations specified by the department.
ATCP 93.240(9)(b) (b) An application and fee for a certification that requires an examination shall be received by the department at least 30 calendar days prior to the day of the examination. The department may postpone the applicant's appearance to another examination date if any of the following occur:
ATCP 93.240(9)(b)1. 1. The applicant fails to have the application on file with the department within the required time.
ATCP 93.240(9)(b)2. 2. The application information or required qualifications are incomplete.
ATCP 93.240(9)(b)3. 3. The examination center is filled to capacity.
ATCP 93.240(9)(c) (c) Upon verification of the application and the required qualifications, the department shall notify an applicant in writing of the date, time and place of the examination.
ATCP 93.240(9)(d)1.1. An applicant for certification examination shall provide a photo identification or other appropriate evidence to gain admittance to an examination.
ATCP 93.240(9)(d)2. 2. An applicant shall bring to a certification examination all necessary materials as specified by the department.
ATCP 93.240(9)(d)3.a.a. Except as provided in subd. 3. b., an applicant who fails to appear at a scheduled certification examination without giving notice to the department at least 24 hours before the examination shall be considered to have failed the examination and shall be required to submit a reexamination application and examination fee.
ATCP 93.240(9)(d)3.b. b. The department may waive the 24-hour notification requirement of subd. 3. a. due to inclement weather, if the applicant notifies the department the day of the examination.
ATCP 93.240(9)(e) (e) The examination for a certification shall be based on a job analysis of the knowledge, skills and abilities associated with the certification. The examination shall include all of the following subject matter:
ATCP 93.240(9)(e)1. 1. Regulations and standards governing the work or activities required or permitted under the certification.
ATCP 93.240(9)(e)2. 2. Theories, principles, and practices associated with the activities required or permitted under the certification.
ATCP 93.240(9)(f) (f) A grade of 70 percent or greater in each part of a certification or registration examination shall be considered a passing grade.
ATCP 93.240(9)(g)1.1. The department shall inform an applicant of the results of an examination in writing within 21 calendar days from the examination date.
ATCP 93.240(9)(g)2. 2. Upon notification of failing a certification or registration examination, an applicant may request another examination in accordance with this section.
ATCP 93.240(9)(g)3. 3. An applicant who has successfully passed a certification or registration examination may submit an application and the certification or registration fee as specified under Table 93.240 for the appropriate certification or registration within 3 months after the date the department had mailed the results of the examination.
ATCP 93.240(9)(g)4. 4. Failure to apply for a certification or registration in accordance with subd. 3. shall necessitate the applicant to apply, retake, and pass another certification or registration examination in order to obtain the certification or registration.
ATCP 93.240(9)(h)1.1. An applicant may request and make an appointment with the department to review the applicant's examination.
ATCP 93.240(9)(h)2. 2. An applicant who has failed an applicant's examination may not review the examination less than 7 calendar days before the applicant is scheduled to retake the examination.
ATCP 93.240(9)(h)3. 3. The department shall retain certification or registration examinations at least 2 months after the date of the examination.
ATCP 93.240 Note Note: This subsection only applies to examinations administered by the department.
ATCP 93.240(10) (10)Enforcement actions.
ATCP 93.240(10)(a)(a) The department may take actions to ensure compliance with the provisions of this chapter, including denying, revoking, or suspending credentials.
ATCP 93.240(10)(b) (b) The department may require attendance at a specified education class.
ATCP 93.240(11) (11)Denial, suspension, and revocation .
ATCP 93.240(11)(a) (a) Reasons. The department may deny, suspend, or revoke a certification or registration under this chapter if the department determines that an applicant or holder of the certification or registration is responsible for any of the following:
ATCP 93.240(11)(a)1. 1. Fails to meet the qualifications for the certification or registration.
ATCP 93.240(11)(a)2. 2. Has obtained the certification or registration through fraud or deceit.
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Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.