QPA Renewal Issues
QPA RECORD OF CEU
The attached memo regarding issues that the Division of
Local Government Services has experienced with renewal of certifications was
previously sent out in July 2014, and again in October 2014. In addition, the memo notes that licensees
were to start using the revised Record of Continuing Education/Renewal Forms as
of January 1, 2015. A link to the
Professional Certification page of the Division's website is contained herein,
and the revised forms can be downloaded from there. As per this notice, at this point, any old
renewal forms that are submitted will be returned for completion of the revised
form. If you have any questions in
regard to the memo, please contact the Division's Certification Unit at (609)
292-9757, or email Daniel.Kaminski@dca.nj.gov.
The Director of the Division of Local Government Services
has proposed amendments to rules pertaining to Qualified Purchasing
Agents. Proposed amendments to N.J.A.C.
5:34-5.1 and 5.2, together with the proposed repeal of 5:34-5.3, address the
- the course requirement for green product purchasing
- continuing education requirements (CEUs) for QPAs
- a grace period under certain circumstances for
obtaining CEU credits
- the Director's discretion to waive minimum CEU hours
under certain circumstances; and
- a fee for QPA certification renewals.
The full rule proposal can be viewed online at http://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dlgs/resources/rules_docs/PRN%202014-085%20(46%20NJR%20909(a)).pdf
under the "Proposed Rules" section of the Division's webpage. Comments on the rule proposal must be
submitted no later than August 1, 2014 to: Jason R. Martucci, Esq. -
Administrative Practice Officer - Division of Local Government Services - P.O.
Box 803 - Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0803.
Comments may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
with the subject line "N.J.A.C. 5:34-5 Proposed Rule