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§ 14-401. Form of business associations for professional engineers

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and ProfessionsEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 14. Professional Engineers (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Permits (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 14-401
§ 14-401. Form of business associations for professional engineers
In general
(a)(1) Subject to the provisions of this subtitle, a professional engineer may practice engineering for others through:
(i) a corporation as an officer, employee, or agent of the corporation;
(ii) a limited liability company as a member, employee, or agent of the limited liability company; or
(iii) a partnership as a partner, employee, or agent of the partnership.
(2) Subject to the provisions of this subtitle, a corporation, limited liability company, or partnership may provide engineering services through one or more professional engineers.
Provisions relating to practice of engineering
(b) A professional engineer who practices engineering through a corporation, limited liability company, or partnership under this subtitle shall be subject to all of the provisions of this title that relate to practicing engineering.
Acts or omissions of officers, employees, or agents
(c)(1) A corporation, limited liability company, or partnership that provides engineering services under this subtitle is not, by its compliance with this subtitle, relieved of any responsibility that the corporation, limited liability company, or partnership may have for an act or omission of its officer, member, partner, employee, or agent.
(2) An individual who practices engineering through a corporation, limited liability company, or partnership is not, by reason of the individual's employment or other relationship with the corporation, limited liability company, or partnership, relieved of any professional responsibility that the individual may have regarding that practice.

Credits

Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1993, c. 459, § 2; Acts 2013, c. 613, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
Formerly Art. 75 ½, § 19A.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 14-401, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 14-401
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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