SEC. 73-13-31. Expiration and renewal of certificate.
The board shall issue a certificate of registration upon payment of registration fee as provided for in Sections 73-13-1 through 73-13-45, to any applicant who, in the opinion of the board, has satisfactorily met all the requirements of said sections. In the case of a registered engineer, the certificate shall authorize the "practice of engineering." In the case of an engineer intern, the certificate shall state that the applicant has successfully passed the examination in fundamental engineering subjects required by the board and has been enrolled as an "engineer intern . " * * * Certificates shall show the full name, shall have a serial number, and shall be signed by the president and the secretary of the board under seal of the board.
The issuance of a certificate of registration by this board shall be prima facie evidence that the person named therein is entitled to all the rights and privileges of a registered professional engineer while the said certificate remains unrevoked or unexpired.
Before engaging in the practice of the profession, each registrant hereunder shall upon registration obtain a seal of the design authorized by the board, bearing the registrant's name and the legend, " registered professional engineer." Plans, specifications * * * and reports prepared by a registrant shall be stamped with the seal by the registrant during the life of the registrant's certificate, but it shall be unlawful for anyone to stamp or seal any documents with the seal after the certificate of the registrant named thereon is expired or * * * revoked, or while the certificate is suspended. It shall be unlawful for anyone other than the registrant to whom the seal has been issued to stamp or seal any document utilizing such seal .
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 8791-16; Laws, 1954, ch. 321, Sec.
16; 1971, ch. 506, Sec. 1; 1978, ch. 500, Sec. 3; reenacted and amended,
1983, ch. 450, Sec. 16; reenacted and amended, 1991, ch. 470, Sec. 16,
eff from and after July 1, 1991. Reenacted by Laws 1999, Ch. 416, Sec.
16, eff. July 1, 1999; reenacted and amended by Laws 1999, Ch. 534, Sec.
16, SB2380, eff. July 1, 1999.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-1999