4729.15 State board of pharmacy - fees.

(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, the state board of pharmacy shall charge the following fees:

(1) For applying for a license to practice as a pharmacist, an amount adequate to cover all expenses of the board related to examination except the expenses of procuring and grading the examination, which fee shall not be returned if the applicant fails to pass the examination;

(2) For the examination of an applicant for licensure as a pharmacist, an amount adequate to cover any expenses to the board of procuring and grading the examination or any part thereof, which fee shall not be returned if the applicant fails to pass the examination;

(3) For issuing a license to an individual who passes the examination described in section 4729.07 of the Revised Code, an amount that is adequate to cover the expense;

(4) For a pharmacist applying for renewal of a license before the expiration date, two hundred fifty dollars , which fee shall not be returned if the applicant fails to qualify for renewal;

(5) For a pharmacist applying for renewal of a license that has been expired for less than three years, the renewal fee identified in division (A)(4) of this section plus a penalty of thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents, which fee shall not be returned if the applicant fails to qualify for renewal;

(6) For a pharmacist applying for renewal of a license that has been expired for more than three years, three hundred thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents, which fee shall not be returned if the applicant fails to qualify for renewal;

(7) For a pharmacist applying for a license on presentation of a pharmacist license granted by another state, three hundred thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents, which fee shall not be returned if the applicant fails to qualify for licensure.

(8) For a license to practice as a pharmacy intern, forty-five dollars , which fee shall not be returned if the applicant fails to qualify for licensure;

(9) For the renewal of a pharmacy intern license, forty-five dollars , which fee shall not be returned if the applicant fails to qualify for renewal;

(10)

For certifying licensure and grades for reciprocal licensure, thirty-five dollars;

(11) For making copies of any application, affidavit, or other document filed in the state board of pharmacy office, an amount fixed by the board that is adequate to cover the expense, except that for copies required by federal or state agencies or law enforcement officers for official purposes, no charge need be made;

(12) For certifying and affixing the seal of the board, an amount fixed by the board that is adequate to cover the expense, except that for certifying and affixing the seal of the board to a document required by federal or state agencies or law enforcement officers for official purposes, no charge need be made;

(13) For each copy of a book or pamphlet that includes laws administered by the state board of pharmacy, rules adopted by the board, and chapters of the Revised Code with which the board is required to comply, an amount fixed by the board that is adequate to cover the expense of publishing and furnishing the book or pamphlet.

(B)

(1) Subject to division (B)(2) of this section, the fees described in divisions (A)(1) to (10) of this section do not apply to an individual who is on active duty in the armed forces of the United States, as defined in section 5903.01 of the Revised Code, to the spouse of an individual who is on active duty in the armed forces of the United States, or to an individual who served in the armed forces of the United States and presents documentation that the individual has been discharged under honorable conditions from the armed forces or has been transferred to the reserve with evidence of satisfactory service.

(2) The state board of pharmacy may establish limits with respect to the individuals for whom fees are not applicable under division (B)(1) of this section.

Cite as R.C. § 4729.15

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 488, §1, eff. 9/16/2014.

Effective Date: 07-22-1998 .