Chapter 06 - Professional Surveyors

Chapter 06 - Professional Surveyors

31.0601 Board-Established-Membership-Term-Quorum.

(a) The Board of Registration for Professional Surveyors is created. The Board membership shall consist of the Director of Public Works who shall serve as chairman, and 4 members appointed by the Governor with the approval of the Senate.

(b) The term of the appointed members shall be 3 years. No member may be reappointed to the Board for 2 years after the expiration of his term.

(c) If possible, the members appointed by the Governor should be familiar with land surveying either by profession, related occupations or a demonstrated interest in land surveying.

(d) Three members of the Board shall constitute a quorum and a majority vote of those present is sufficient to decide any issue.

(e) No member of the Board who is an employee of the government may offer to perform land surveying services for pay except as may be specifically approved by the Board in each in-stance.

31.0602 Board-Powers and duties.

The Board shall:

(1) qualify all persons who shall practice the profession of land surveying;

(2) receive applications for certificates of registration and issue such certificates to those who meet its qualifications;

(3) maintain a list of certified professional surveyors:

(4) upon the presentation of information justifying the action, revoke certifications where such action is considered by it to be appropriate;

(5) perform any actions necessary in carrying out its functions.

31.0603 Regulations.

The Board shall, from time to time, prescribe and publish such regulations as may be necessary to carry out its functions and responsibilities in accordance with this chapter.

31.0604 Schedule of fees.

The following schedule of fees is established:

(1) with an application for a certificate of registration, $2;

(2) for issuance of a certificate of registration, $25;

(3) for a duplicate of a certificate of registration, $10;

(4) for annual renewal of certificate of registration, $2;

(5) for a temporary permit, $10;

(6) for issuance of a renewal certificate of registration, in the event of a delinquency of not more than 1 year in annual renewal, $2.

31.0605 Disposition of fees.

All fees collected pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in a special fund which shall be available for the payment of any expenses incurred in the administration of this chapter. Any sums in excess of those necessary to pay such expenses shall be dispensed as otherwise provided by law.

31.0606 Unauthorized practices.

Persons may not practice the profession of land surveying unless those persons are certified by the Board in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.

31.0607 Violation-Penalty.

A violation of provisions of this chapter, or rules adopted under it by the Board is a class A misdemeanor.