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§ 90‑171.27.  Expenses payable from feescollected by Board.

(a)        All salaries, compensation, and expenses incurred or allowedfor the purposes of carrying out this Article shall be paid by the Boardexclusively out of the fees received by the Board as authorized by thisArticle, or funds received from other sources. In no case shall any salary,expense, or other obligation of the Board be charged against the treasury ofthe State of North Carolina. All moneys and receipts shall be kept in a specialfund by and for the use of the Board for the exclusive purpose of carrying outthe provisions of this Article.

(b)        (See editor's note forinitial fee) The schedule of fees shall not exceed the followingrates:

Application forexamination leading to certificate and license as registered nurse........... $75.00

Application forcertificate and license as registered nurse by endorsement.................... 150.00

Application for each re‑examinationleading to certificate and license as registered nurse. 75.00

Renewal of license topractice as registered nurse (two‑year period)............................ 100.00

Reinstatement of lapsed license to practice as aregistered nurse and renewal fee.......... 180.00

Application forexamination leading to certificate and license as licensed practical nurse byexamination......................................................................................................... 75.00

Application for certificateand license as licensed practical nurse by endorsement......... 150.00

Application for each re‑examinationleading to certificate and license as licensed practical nurse........................................................................................................................... 75.00

Renewal of license topractice as a licensed practical nurse (two‑year period).............. 100.00

Reinstatement of lapsed license to practice as alicensed practical nurse and renewal fee 180.00

(Seeeditor's note for initial fee) Application fee for retired registered nurse statusor retired licensed practical nurse status.................. ………………………………………50.00

Reinstatement of retiredregistered nurse to practice as a registered nurse or a retired licensedpractical nurse to practice as a licensed practical nurse (two-year period)........... 100.00

Reasonable charge for duplication services andmaterials.

A fee for an item listed in this schedule shall not increase from oneyear to the next by more than twenty percent (20%).

(c)        No refund of fees will be made.

(d)        The Board may assess costs of disciplinary action against anurse found in violation of the North Carolina Nursing Practice Act. (1947, c. 1091, s. 1; 1953, c. 750; c. 1199, ss. 1, 4; 1955, c. 1266,ss. 2, 3; 1961, c. 431, s. 2; 1965, c. 578, s. 1; 1971, c. 534; 1981, c. 360,s. 1; c. 661; 1987, c. 651, s. 1; 1997‑384, s. 1; 2003‑29, s. 2.)