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Page 1 of 2 211.357 Certification of installers of on-site sewage disposal systems. (1) The cabinet shall establish a program to certify persons as installers of on-site sewage disposal systems. A master plumber licensed pursuant to KRS Chapter 318 <br>or a person who provides written verification from the local health department in <br>the county in which the work was completed that he installed five (5) lateral fields <br>and septic tank systems prior to July 13, 1984, and that these installations had been <br>inspected by a certified inspector and passed inspection, shall be certified <br>automatically. (2) The cabinet shall establish as a part of the certification program referenced in subsection (1) of this section a means of issuing a probationary certification for <br>installers of on-site sewage disposal systems. This probationary certification shall <br>automatically be converted to a full certification at the time that the holder of the <br>probationary certificate has installed five (5) lateral fields and septic tank systems <br>and has provided written verification from the local health department in the county <br>in which the work was completed that these installations have been inspected by a <br>certified inspector and passed the inspection. The cabinet shall issue a full <br>certificate to the holder of the probationary certificate no later than sixty (60) days <br>after receipt of verification. In order to be issued a probationary certification, <br>eligible persons shall certify in writing that they will make installations in <br>accordance with requirements set forth by the Cabinet for Health and Family <br>Services. (3) Persons certified as installers, except master plumbers licensed pursuant to KRS Chapter 318, shall pay a reasonable fee of not more than twenty-five dollars (&#36;25) <br>for certification. (4) The cabinet may revoke or suspend any certification issued pursuant to this section upon proof that the certified person has: <br>(a) Knowingly violated the provisions of this chapter or the regulations of the cabinet; (b) Practiced fraud or deception in applying for or obtaining a certificate; <br>(c) Is incompetent to install on-site sewage disposal systems; <br>(d) Permitted the certification to be used directly or indirectly by another to install on-site sewage disposal systems; or (e) Is guilty of other unprofessional or dishonorable conduct of a character likely to deceive or defraud the public. (5) Upon appeal of any decision to revoke or suspend a certification, an administrative hearing shall be conducted in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B. (6) Nothing in this section shall be construed to condone the installation of on-site sewage disposal systems contrary to specifications for these systems established by <br>the cabinet. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 355, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 298, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1996 Ky. Acts Page 2 of 2 ch. 318, sec. 106, effective July 15, 1996. -- Created 1986 Ky. Acts ch. 354, sec. 2, <br>effective July 15, 1986.

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Page 1 of 2 211.357 Certification of installers of on-site sewage disposal systems. (1) The cabinet shall establish a program to certify persons as installers of on-site sewage disposal systems. A master plumber licensed pursuant to KRS Chapter 318 <br>or a person who provides written verification from the local health department in <br>the county in which the work was completed that he installed five (5) lateral fields <br>and septic tank systems prior to July 13, 1984, and that these installations had been <br>inspected by a certified inspector and passed inspection, shall be certified <br>automatically. (2) The cabinet shall establish as a part of the certification program referenced in subsection (1) of this section a means of issuing a probationary certification for <br>installers of on-site sewage disposal systems. This probationary certification shall <br>automatically be converted to a full certification at the time that the holder of the <br>probationary certificate has installed five (5) lateral fields and septic tank systems <br>and has provided written verification from the local health department in the county <br>in which the work was completed that these installations have been inspected by a <br>certified inspector and passed the inspection. The cabinet shall issue a full <br>certificate to the holder of the probationary certificate no later than sixty (60) days <br>after receipt of verification. In order to be issued a probationary certification, <br>eligible persons shall certify in writing that they will make installations in <br>accordance with requirements set forth by the Cabinet for Health and Family <br>Services. (3) Persons certified as installers, except master plumbers licensed pursuant to KRS Chapter 318, shall pay a reasonable fee of not more than twenty-five dollars (&#36;25) <br>for certification. (4) The cabinet may revoke or suspend any certification issued pursuant to this section upon proof that the certified person has: <br>(a) Knowingly violated the provisions of this chapter or the regulations of the cabinet; (b) Practiced fraud or deception in applying for or obtaining a certificate; <br>(c) Is incompetent to install on-site sewage disposal systems; <br>(d) Permitted the certification to be used directly or indirectly by another to install on-site sewage disposal systems; or (e) Is guilty of other unprofessional or dishonorable conduct of a character likely to deceive or defraud the public. (5) Upon appeal of any decision to revoke or suspend a certification, an administrative hearing shall be conducted in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B. (6) Nothing in this section shall be construed to condone the installation of on-site sewage disposal systems contrary to specifications for these systems established by <br>the cabinet. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 355, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 298, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1996 Ky. Acts Page 2 of 2 ch. 318, sec. 106, effective July 15, 1996. -- Created 1986 Ky. Acts ch. 354, sec. 2, <br>effective July 15, 1986.

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Page 1 of 2 211.357 Certification of installers of on-site sewage disposal systems. (1) The cabinet shall establish a program to certify persons as installers of on-site sewage disposal systems. A master plumber licensed pursuant to KRS Chapter 318 <br>or a person who provides written verification from the local health department in <br>the county in which the work was completed that he installed five (5) lateral fields <br>and septic tank systems prior to July 13, 1984, and that these installations had been <br>inspected by a certified inspector and passed inspection, shall be certified <br>automatically. (2) The cabinet shall establish as a part of the certification program referenced in subsection (1) of this section a means of issuing a probationary certification for <br>installers of on-site sewage disposal systems. This probationary certification shall <br>automatically be converted to a full certification at the time that the holder of the <br>probationary certificate has installed five (5) lateral fields and septic tank systems <br>and has provided written verification from the local health department in the county <br>in which the work was completed that these installations have been inspected by a <br>certified inspector and passed the inspection. The cabinet shall issue a full <br>certificate to the holder of the probationary certificate no later than sixty (60) days <br>after receipt of verification. In order to be issued a probationary certification, <br>eligible persons shall certify in writing that they will make installations in <br>accordance with requirements set forth by the Cabinet for Health and Family <br>Services. (3) Persons certified as installers, except master plumbers licensed pursuant to KRS Chapter 318, shall pay a reasonable fee of not more than twenty-five dollars (&#36;25) <br>for certification. (4) The cabinet may revoke or suspend any certification issued pursuant to this section upon proof that the certified person has: <br>(a) Knowingly violated the provisions of this chapter or the regulations of the cabinet; (b) Practiced fraud or deception in applying for or obtaining a certificate; <br>(c) Is incompetent to install on-site sewage disposal systems; <br>(d) Permitted the certification to be used directly or indirectly by another to install on-site sewage disposal systems; or (e) Is guilty of other unprofessional or dishonorable conduct of a character likely to deceive or defraud the public. (5) Upon appeal of any decision to revoke or suspend a certification, an administrative hearing shall be conducted in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B. (6) Nothing in this section shall be construed to condone the installation of on-site sewage disposal systems contrary to specifications for these systems established by <br>the cabinet. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 355, effective June 20, 2005. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 298, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1996 Ky. Acts Page 2 of 2 ch. 318, sec. 106, effective July 15, 1996. -- Created 1986 Ky. Acts ch. 354, sec. 2, <br>effective July 15, 1986.

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