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PRO Fee Schedule for Eligibility of Environmental Labeling Certification Scheme Owners for Type I and Program Operators for Type III Environmental Labels and Declarations

PUBLIC PROCEDURE PRO-PR-122-ECO Eligibility Issued: 2014-2-21, Revision: 0

References ANSI-PR-004: Appeals
ANSI-PR-005: Complaints
Contents
1Objective
1.1This procedure defines the fees for ANSI Pilot Accreditation Program for Environmental Labeling Certification Program and Type III Environmental Labels and Declarations.
2Definitions
2.1Certification Body
Third-part conformity assessment body operating certification schemes.
Note: A certification body can be non-governmental or governmental (with or without regulatory authority).
2.2Program Operator
Body or bodies that conduct a Type III environmental declaration program
3Responsibilities
3.1Changes to the fees associated with the Product Certification Accreditation Program are suggested by the Program’s management staff and must be approved by the ANSI Vice President, Accreditation Services.
4Eligibility Fee
4.1Non-refundable eligibility fee is $5,000. This fee is payable by the applicant upon submitting the request to determine eligibility of the Environmental Labeling Certification Scheme Owners or Program Operators for Type III Environmental Labels and Declarations.
5Assessment Fees
5.1The assessment fees are $1,250 per day per assessor plus expenses. This rate is applied to the assessor day(s) necessary to complete the determination of eligibility, including the review of the initial submission and any additional materials as well as preparation of the eligibility report.
5.2Assessor and staff daily rates used in this document are based on 8 hour work day.
6Fee for Renewal of Eligibility
6.1The Renewal of Eligibility as defined in PRO-PR-165 shall commence every three years. Six months prior to the expiration of eligibility of the Environmental Labeling Certification Scheme Owners and Program Operators for Type III Environmental Labels and Declarations, ANSI shall charge a Fee for Renewal of Eligibility in the amount of $5,000.
7Appeal Fee
7.1The Appeal Fee is $1,000. Subsequent fees associated with staff attendance at the appeals hearings are charged at $1,250 per staff member per day plus direct expenses. If the ruling is in favor of the appellant, all appeals fees shall be refunded to the appellant.

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