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(1) Notwithstanding any provision of Sections 21-27-201 through 21-27-221 to the contrary, any person who is an operator of a municipal or domestic wastewater facility or community water system on July 1, 1986, may, on or before June 30, 1987, apply to the board or commission for, and shall be issued, an operator's certificate without examination or proof of other qualifications, if the application is accompanied by an affidavit of the owner of the facility or system verifying the status of the applicant. Any certificate so issued shall be valid only for the particular facility being operated by the applicant, and then only so long as the facility remains in the same or a lower classification as at the time the application is filed.
(2) Notwithstanding any provision of Sections 21-27-201 through 21-27-221 to the contrary, any person who is an operator of a nontransient, noncommunity water system on July 1, 1997, may, before June 30, 1998, apply to the board for an operator's certificate without examination. The application shall be accompanied by an affidavit of the owner of the system verifying the status of the applicant. The board shall consider the performance history of any system operated by the applicant in determining whether to issue a certificate under this subsection. Upon review of the performance history and the application, the board may grant or deny the issuance of a certificate under this subsection. Any certificate issued under this subsection shall be valid only for the particular facility being operated by the applicant.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 21. Municipalities § 21-27-213. Certification of existing operators - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-21-municipalities/ms-code-sect-21-27-213/
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