Section 468.306, Florida Statutes 2003
468.306 Examinations.--All applicants, except those certified pursuant to s. 468.3065, shall be required to pass an examination. The department is authorized to develop or use examinations for each type of certificate.
(1) The department shall have the authority to contract with organizations that develop such test examinations. Examinations may be administered by the department or the contracting organization.
(2) Examinations shall be given for each type of certificate at least twice a year at such times and places as the department may determine to be advantageous for applicants. If an applicant applies less than 75 days before an examination, the department may schedule the applicant for a later examination.
(3) All examinations shall be written and include positioning, technique, and radiation protection. The department shall either pass or fail each applicant on the basis of his or her final grade. The examination for a basic X-ray machine operator shall include basic positioning and basic techniques directly related to the skills necessary to safely operate radiographic equipment.
(4) A nonrefundable fee not to exceed $75 plus the actual per-applicant cost for purchasing the examination from a national organization shall be charged for any subsequent examination.
History.--s. 7, ch. 78-383; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 7, 18, 19, ch. 84-269; s. 6, ch. 88-310; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 284, ch. 97-103; s. 26, ch. 98-151; s. 58, ch. 99-397.