34A-3-11. Duties of secretary.

The secretary shall:

(1)    Hold at least one examination each year at the designated time and place for the purpose of examining candidates for certification;

(2)    Advertise and promote the program of certification of water and wastewater works operators;

(3)    Encourage other operators to become certified other than those required to do so by law;

(4)    Distribute applications and notices;

(5)    Receive and evaluate applications;

(6)    Collect fees, not exceeding sixty dollars to cover reasonable costs of operator certification exams;

(7)    Prepare, conduct, and grade examinations;

(8)    Maintain records of operator qualifications and certification, and maintain a register of certified operators;

(9)    Promote and schedule regular training schools and programs.

Source: SL 1970, ch 217, § 8; SDCL Supp, § 36-22A-11; SL 1977, ch 280, § 40; SL 2011, ch 165, § 71; SL 2021, ch 162, § 1.