2017 ORS 342.127¹
Fees

(1) The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission shall establish and collect:

(a) A fee not to exceed $350 for evaluation of the initial application for each educator license for which application is made. If the applicant is eligible for the educator license for which application is made, the commission shall issue the license without additional charge.

(b) A fee not to exceed $350 for the renewal of each educator license and a fee not to exceed $50 for each official paper license. If the educator is certified by a national professional organization for teaching standards recognized by the commission, the commission shall renew the license without charge.

(c) A fee not to exceed $800 for a beginning educator assessment conducted in lieu of an approved preparation program required for licensure.

(d) A fee not to exceed $350 for registration as a public charter school teacher or administrator that includes any fee charged pursuant to rules adopted under ORS 181A.195 (Criminal records check).

(e) A fee not to exceed $350 for renewal of a registration as a public charter school teacher or administrator that includes any fee charged pursuant to rules adopted under ORS 181A.195 (Criminal records check).

(2) In addition to the fee required by subsection (1) of this section for the issuance of an educator license, the commission shall collect a fee not to exceed $150 for the evaluation of an applicant requesting licensing based upon completion of an educator preparation program other than an Oregon approved educator preparation program.

(3) In addition to the fees required by subsection (1) of this section, the commission shall collect a late application fee not to exceed $40 per month up to a maximum of $200 from an applicant who fails to make timely application for renewal of the license or registration. The actual amount of the fee shall be determined in accordance with rules of the commission.

(4) In addition to the fees required by subsection (1) of this section, the commission shall collect a late application fee not to exceed $350 for the reinstatement of an expired license. The requirements for reinstatement and the actual amount of the fee shall be determined in accordance with rules of the commission.

(5) Notwithstanding the expiration date posted on the license, the license shall continue to be valid for an additional 120 days, provided the educator has made a timely application, as determined by the commission, for renewal prior to the expiration date on the license.

(6) In addition to the fee required by subsection (1) of this section for the issuance of an educator license, the commission shall collect a fee not to exceed $300 for the reinstatement of a license that has been suspended or revoked by the commission for gross neglect of duty or gross unfitness under ORS 342.175 (Grounds for discipline).

(7) In addition to the fee required by subsection (1) of this section for the issuance of an educator license to a substitute teacher, the commission shall collect a fee not to exceed $200 for the issuance of any emergency license to a substitute teacher through an expedited process at the request of any school district, public charter school or education service district that seeks to employ the applicant. The fee shall be paid by the school district, public charter school or education service district.

(8) Fees established under this section shall cover, but not exceed, the full cost of administrative expenses incurred by the commission during any biennium. [Subsections (1) and (2) formerly part of 342.125 (Types of licenses); subsection (3) enacted as 1965 c.535 §14; 1969 c.416 §1; 1971 c.41 §1; 1973 c.270 §4; 1981 c.663 §3; 1983 c.14 §1; 1991 c.144 §1; 1993 c.45 §156; 1997 c.165 §1; 1997 c.352 §3; 1999 c.199 §4; 1999 c.768 §1; 2005 c.730 §18; 2007 c.35 §3; 2007 c.575 §10; 2015 c.245 §3; 2015 c.647 §8; 2017 c.446 §2; 2017 c.662 §3]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 342—Teachers and Other School Personnel, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors342.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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