Persons licensed, certified, or otherwise approved under the laws of another state to perform functions substantially similar to those of an asbestos hazard abatement contractor, asbestos hazard abatement specialist, asbestos hazard evaluation specialist, asbestos hazard abatement project designer, or asbestos hazard abatement air-monitoring technician, may apply to the director of health for licensure or certification. The director shall license or certify persons under this section upon a determination that the standards for certification, licensure, or approval in the other state are at least substantially equivalent to those established by this chapter and the rules adopted thereunder. The director may require an examination before licensure or certification under this section.
Persons certified or licensed under this section are subject to the same duties and requirements for renewal as other persons certified or licensed pursuant to this chapter and the rules adopted thereunder.
Effective Date: 10-08-1992 .