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§ 7-101. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and ProfessionsEffective: October 1, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 7. Foresters (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Definitions; General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2009
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 7-101
§ 7-101. Definitions
In general
(a) In this title the following words have the meanings indicated.
Board
(b) “Board” means the State Board of Foresters.
Forestry
(c)(1) Notwithstanding § 5-101 of the Natural Resources Article, “forestry” means the application, for compensation, of scientific techniques to the planting, conservation, protection, and management of trees and related resources for their continuing use, whether found in large numbers and areas commonly known as forests, woodlands, and woodlots or in small groupings and individual trees in suburban and urban settings.
(2) “Forestry” includes:
(i) consultation, investigation, evaluation, or planning of any forestry activity that is described under paragraph (1) of this subsection; or
(ii) having responsibility for any forestry activity that is described under paragraph (1) of this subsection.
(3) “Forestry” does not include:
(i) the services of a tree expert, as defined under § 5-415(c) of the Natural Resources Article;
(ii) practices and services generally provided by:
1. an arboriculturist;
2. a gardener;
3. a horticulturist;
4. a landscape contractor;
5. a landscape gardener;
6. a nurseryman; or
7. an orchardist; or
(iii) the cutting, hauling, handling, or processing of forest products.
License
(d) “License” means, unless the context requires otherwise, a license issued by the Board to practice forestry.
Licensed forester
(e) “Licensed forester” means, unless the context requires otherwise, an individual who is licensed by the Board to practice forestry.

Credits

Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1993, c. 586; Acts 1999, c. 314, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2009, c. 175, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.
Formerly Art. 56, § 300.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 7-101, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 7-101
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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