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HB 279: Professional Geology

GENERAL BILL by Stevenson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Clemons ; Payne ; Raschein ; Watson, C.

Professional Geology; Revises membership of the Board of Professional Geologists; revises geologist-in-training registration requirements; revises documents that require the signature, date, & seal of professional geologists; revises applicant requirements for licensure by endorsement; provides requirements for licensure renewal; authorizes the board to adopt a continuing education program; prohibits submission of documents for public record by certain persons in order to maintain exemption; exempts certain persons practicing professional geology from specified requirements.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/15/2019 House • Filed
    1/23/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 41
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 41
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee

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  • HB 279, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/15/2019 at 10:17 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 578 Professional Geology Broxson Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    492.102 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    492.103 Board of Professional Geologists. Page 4 (pdf)
    492.104 Rulemaking authority. Page 5 (pdf)
    492.105 Licensure by examination; requirements; fees. Page 6 (pdf)
    492.1051 Registered geologist-in-training; requirements. Page 7 (pdf)
    492.107 Seals. Page 8 (pdf)
    492.108 Licensure by endorsement; requirements; fees. Page 10 (pdf)
    492.109 Renewal of license; fees. Page 10 (pdf)
    492.111 Practice of professional geology by a firm, corporation, or partnership; certificate of authorization. Page 11 (pdf)
    492.112 Prohibitions; penalties. Page 12 (pdf)
    492.116 Exemptions. Page 12 (pdf)

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