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(a)(1) In determining accreditation standards for floodplain administrators, the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission may consider an applicant's knowledge, experience, skills, and training in floodplain management and in minimization and prevention of flood hazards and losses.
(2) The accreditation standards may include:
(A) Passage of an examination;
(B) Completion of approved training; or
(C) Certification by a nationally recognized floodplain management organization.
(b) Continuing training may be required for persons who want continued accreditation.
(c) The commission may charge accreditation fees in amounts up to the following:
(1) Original accreditation, thirty dollars ($30.00);
(2) Annual renewal of accreditation, twenty dollars ($20.00); and
(3) Late fee for renewal after thirty (30) days, fifteen dollars ($15.00).
(d)(1) Accreditation fees collected are cash funds and shall not be deposited into the State Treasury.
(2) The cash funds shall be held and applied by the commission solely for the uses under this chapter.
(3) The cash funds shall not be deemed to be a part of the State Treasury for any purpose, including, without limitation, the provisions of:
(4) Any other constitutional or statutory provision.
The commissioner shall have full access to any premises for the purpose of examination if he has reason to believe that on the premises there exists a violation of any health law of the State or any provision of the State Sanitary Code.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 15. Natural Resources and Economic Development § 15-24-109. Accreditation of floodplain administrators - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-15-natural-resources-and-economic-development/ar-code-sect-15-24-109.html
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