24.210.602    EXAMINATION

(1) License examinations may be held at such times and places determined by the board.

(2) The rules established by the examination provider shall be obeyed by all persons taking an examination. A violation of the examination provider's rules may result in imposition of any sanction found in 37-1-312, MCA.

(3) The board may, from time to time, review and amend the examination type, format, and the score upon which the pass or fail determination is made.

(4) All test scores may be scaled and equated for the specific examination by the testing agency that provides or administers the examination. Candidates for licensure must take a board-approved examination and make a passing score as determined by a psychometrically sound, criterion-related method associated with assessment of minimal competence. The method used shall be published prior to the administration of the examination.

History: 37-1-131, 37-51-203, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-1-312, 37-1-316, 37-51-202, 37-51-302, 37-51-303, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 11/4/74; TRANS, from Dept. of Prof. & Occup. Lic., Ch. 274, L. 1981, Eff. 7/1/81; AMD, 1990 MAR p. 1156, Eff. 6/15/90; TRANS, from Commerce, 2005 MAR p. 2455; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 46, Eff. 1/12/07; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 1329, Eff. 9/7/07; AMD, 2012 MAR p. 1776, Eff. 9/7/12.