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§ 151.3. Procedure for licensing as professional land surveyor

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)Effective: January 24, 2003

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Engineer, Land Surveyor and Geologist Registration Law (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 24, 2003
63 P.S. § 151.3
§ 151.3. Procedure for licensing as professional land surveyor
(a) An applicant for licensure as a professional land surveyor shall satisfactorily complete the surveying fundamentals examination and become certified as a surveyor-in-training and subsequently show evidence of experience satisfactory to the board to prepare for the land surveying principles and practice examination.
(b)(1) An applicant for the surveyor-in-training certificate shall show satisfactory evidence of:
(i) graduation from an approved civil engineering curriculum of at least four years, including no less than ten credit hours instruction in surveying;
(ii) six or more years of progressive experience in surveying and knowledge, skill and education deemed equivalent, in accordance with board regulation, to graduation from an approved curriculum in land surveying or civil engineering; or
(iii) an associate's degree in an approved surveying technology curriculum.
(2) An applicant who satisfactorily completes the fundamentals examination shall be certified as a surveyor-in-training without time limitation and may remain certified until such time as he becomes licensed under this act as a professional land surveyor.
(3) An applicant shall show diversification of field and office experience, with at least twenty-five per cent of his experience in each.
(4) An applicant who is a surveying student who has completed two or more years of an approved curriculum may, subject to board approval, sit for the examination, but such student shall not be eligible for certification until that student shows proof of graduation.
(c) Each applicant for licensure shall be certified as a surveyor-in-training and shall pass an examination in land surveying principles and practice. To qualify for the principles and practice examination, the applicant shall demonstrate:
(1) Four or more years of progressive experience in land surveying work performed after the issuance of the surveyor-in-training certificate and under the supervision of a professional land surveyor or a similarly qualified surveyor of a grade or character to fit him to assume responsible charge of the work involved in the practice of land surveying.
(2) Four or more years of progressive teaching experience in an approved curriculum under the supervision of a professional land surveyor or a similarly qualified surveyor of a grade and character to fit him to assume responsible charge of the work involved in the practice of land surveying.

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1945, May 23, P.L. 913, § 4.3, added 1990, Dec. 19, P.L. 782, No. 192, § 7, effective in 60 days. Amended 2002, Nov. 25, P.L. 1113, No. 136, § 2, effective in 60 days.
63 P.S. § 151.3, PA ST 63 P.S. § 151.3
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 96. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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