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A. A person may apply to the director for a certificate to practice as a state-certified doula on a form prescribed by the director and shall furnish the information required by the director.
B. The director shall grant a certificate to a doula who:
1. Meets the qualifications prescribed by this article and rules adopted pursuant to this article.
2. Pays the applicable fees. The director shall prescribe by rule a sliding fee scale for all fees required by this article and rules adopted pursuant to this article.
3. Possesses a valid fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to title 41, chapter 12, 3.1.
C. A doula certificate is valid for three years and may be renewed every three years by applying to the director and paying the applicable fees.
D. A person shall file an application for renewal at least thirty days and not more than ninety days before the date the current doula certificate expires. A state-certified doula must complete fifteen hours of related continuing education and submit documentation of completion with the renewal application.