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§ 5-418. Tree expert license

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural ResourcesEffective: October 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 5. Forests and Parks (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Trees and Forest Nurseries (Refs & Annos)
Part III. Tree Experts
Effective: October 1, 2022
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 5-418
§ 5-418. Tree expert license
Issuance of tree expert license
(a) The Department may examine an applicant for license as a tree expert and pass upon the competence of the applicant. It shall issue a “tree expert” license to any applicant, who:
(1) Pays the fee provided in § 5-419 of this subtitle;
(2) Has attained 18 years of age;
(3)(i) Has had 2 years of approved college education in forestry, arboriculture, horticulture, applied agricultural sciences, or the equivalent education and a minimum of 1 year of experience with a licensed tree expert in Maryland or with an acceptable tree expert company in another state; or
(ii) For at least 3 years immediately preceding the date of application has been engaged continuously in practice as a tree expert with a licensed tree expert in Maryland or with an acceptable tree expert company in another state; and
(4) Has passed the examination given by the Department.
Proof of liability and property damage insurance
(b) Every licensee shall carry and show proof of liability and property damage insurance, in the form and amount required by the Department at the time it issues the license. The licensee shall maintain the insurance protection for the period the license is in effect.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1984, c. 305. Amended by Acts 2005, c. 197, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2005; Acts 2006, c. 115, § 1, eff. April 25, 2006; Acts 2013, c. 620, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2020, c. 456, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020.
Formerly Art. 66C, § 403.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 5-418, MD NAT RES § 5-418
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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