Section 17-4002. EXAMINATION  

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    4002.1An applicant desiring to take an examination shall submit an application in compliance with § 4001.1 to the board at least ninety (90) days prior to the date of the examination.


    4002.2An applicant who has previously taken the examination shall submit such an application at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the examination.


    4002.3An applicant may not take an examination unless the materials required by § 4001.1(e) are received by the board at least forty-five (45) days prior to the date of the examination.


    4002.4A board may, in its discretion, permit an applicant to take an examination on a provisional basis although transcripts or other materials are not received within the period provided in § 4002.3.


    4002.5A board or the Director, in the discretion of the board or Director, may reduce the required periods in § 4002.1 through § 4002.3.


    4002.6The Director shall notify each applicant of the date, time, and place of the examination and of any examination procedures at least ten (10) days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, legal holidays, and days on which the Department is officially closed) prior to the date of the examination.


    4002.7The Director shall arrange for suitable space for an examination, designate persons to proctor the examination, and provide for adequate security to ensure the integrity of the examination process.


    4002.8The Director shall notify each applicant whether the applicant passed the examination as soon as practicable after the Director receives the examination results, unless the applicant is notified directly by a testing service.


    4002.9An applicant who fails an examination may not challenge the results of the examination before a board or the Director.


    4002.10If a testing service informs a board in writing that it erroneously determined that an applicant failed an examination and certifies to the board that the applicant passed the examination, the board shall grant a license to the applicant if the applicant has met all other qualifications for a license and has paid all required fees.


    4002.11If an applicant does not take an examination, the application fee shall not be refunded or credited to another examination unless a board or the Director determines that the applicant was unable to take the examination because of the following:


    (a)Illness or injury; or


    (b)Death or serious illness of or injury to a member of the applicant's immediate family.


    4002.12A board or the Director, in making a determination under § 4002.11, may require a doctor's certificate or other satisfactory evidence of illness or injury.




Sections 302(13) and (14) of the District of Columbia Health Occupations Revision Act of 1985, effective March 25, 1986 (D.C. Law 6-99; D.C. Official Code § 2-3303.2(13) and (14) (1981 ed.)), and Mayor’s Order No. 86-110, dated July 19, 1986.


Final Rulemaking published at 34 DCR 5859, 5860 (September 11, 1987).