SEC. 73-13-1. Engineer must be registered; use of words "graduate engineer". [Repealed effective July 1, 2009].
In order to safeguard life, health, and property, and to promote the public welfare, any person or firm in either public or private capacity practicing or offering to practice engineering shall hereafter be required to submit evidence that the person or firm is qualified so to practice engineering and shall be licensed as hereinafter provided; and it shall be unlawful for any person or firm to practice or to offer to practice in this state, engineering, as defined in the provisions of Sections 73-13-1 through 73-13-45, or to use in connection with his name or otherwise assume, use, or advertise any title or description tending to convey the impression that he is a professional engineer, unless such person has been duly licensed under the provisions of Sections 73-13-1 through 73-13-45. There is specifically reserved to engineering graduates of all universities and colleges accredited by a regional accrediting body that is recognized by the United States Department of Education, the right to disclose any college degrees received by such individuals and use the words "graduate engineer" on his stationery, business cards and personal communications of any character.
SOURCES: Codes, 1930, Sec. 4658; 1942, Sec. 8791-01; Laws, 1928, Ex. Sess. ch. 56; 1954, ch. 321, Sec. 1; reenacted and amended, 1983, ch. 450, Sec. 1; reenacted and amended, 1991, ch. 470, Sec. 1, eff from and after July 1, 1991. Reenacted by Laws 1999, Ch. 416, Sec. eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, Ch. 534, Sec. 1, SB2380; Laws, 2004, ch. 586, § 1, HB 792, eff from and after July 1, 2004.
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