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§ 411. Seal and Signature.

16 CA ADC § 411BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 5. Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Article 1. General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 411
§ 411. Seal and Signature.
(a) The seal required by Section 6764 of the Code shall be not less than one and one-half (1 1/2) inches in diameter and shall contain the following information:
(1) Within the top border of seal: Either “Professional Engineer,” “Registered Professional Engineer,” or “Licensed Professional Engineer.”
(2) Within the bottom border of seal: “State of California.”
(3) In the center of seal:
(A) Licensee's name as it appears on the certificate issued by the Board or as abbreviated pursuant to subdivision (d);
(B) Number of certificate or authority; and,
(C) Branch or authority of engineering in which licensed.
The seal shall be of a design similar to those shown below and shall bear at minimum those elements specified above.
(b) The seal authorized by Section 8750 of the Code shall be not less than one and one-half (1 1/2) inches in diameter and shall contain the following information:
(1) Within the top border of the seal: Either “Professional Land Surveyor” or “Licensed Land Surveyor.”
(2) Within the bottom border of the seal: “State of California.”
(3) In the center of the seal:
(A) Licensee's name as it appears on the certificate issued by the Board or as abbreviated pursuant to subdivision (d); and,
(B) Number of certificate.
The seal shall be of a design similar to those shown below and shall bear at minimum those elements specified above.
(c) The seal may be obtained by the licensee from any source.
(d) The seal may contain an abbreviated form of the licensee's given name or a combination of initials representing the licensee's given name provided the surname listed with the Board appears on the seal and in the signature.
(e) The seal shall be capable of leaving a permanent ink representation, a permanent impression, or an electronically-generated representation on the documents. The signature may be applied to the documents electronically.
(f) Preprinting of blank forms with the seal or signature, the use of decals of the seal or signature, or the use of a rubber stamp of the signature is prohibited.
(g)(1) All professional engineering plans, specifications, reports, or documents (hereinafter referred to as “documents”) shall be signed and sealed in accordance with the requirements of the Professional Engineers Act and any other laws related to the practice of professional engineering and shall be signed and sealed in a manner such that all work can be clearly attributed to the licensee(s) in responsible charge of the work.
(2) All maps, plats, reports, descriptions, or other professional land surveying documents (hereinafter referred to as “documents”) shall be signed and sealed in accordance with the requirements of the Professional Land Surveyors' Act and any other laws related to the practice of professional land surveying and shall be signed and sealed in a manner such that all work can be clearly attributed to the licensee(s) in responsible charge of the work.
(3) When signing and sealing documents containing work done by, or under the responsible charge of, two or more licensees, the signature and seal of each licensee in responsible charge shall be placed on the documents with a notation describing the work done under each licensee's responsible charge.
(h) Each licensee shall include the date of signing and sealing immediately below or next to the signature and seal.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 6716 and 8710, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 6732, 6735, 6735.3, 6735.4, 6764, 8750 and 8761, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. Amendment filed 4-8-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 15).
2. Amendment of section and Note filed 6-13-89; operative 3-9-89 pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 89, No. 24).
3. Editorial correction restoring version of section as filed 6-13-89 and adding History Note 2 (Register 95, No. 8).
4. Change without regulatory effect amending section and Note filed 2-21-95 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 95, No. 8).
5. Amendment of section heading, repealer and new section, and amendment of Note filed 10-30-2000; operative 11-29-2000 (Register 2000, No. 44).
6. Amendment of subsection (e) filed 1-31-2002; operative 1-31-2002 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2002, No. 5).
7. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (a)(3), repealing subsection (a)(3)(C), relettering subsections, amending subsections (b)(3)-(b)(3)(B) and repealing subsection (b)(3)(C) filed 7-9-2010 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2010, No. 28).
8. Amendment of subsections (a)(3)(B), (e) and (g)(3) filed 11-18-2013; operative 1-1-2014 (Register 2013, No. 47).
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
16 CCR § 411, 16 CA ADC § 411
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