SEC. 73-13-73. Persons practicing land surveying required to register [Repealed effective July 1, 2009].
No person shall practice * * * surveying without having first been duly and regularlylicensedby the * * * Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and * * * Surveyors as a professional * * * surveyor as required by Sections 73-13-71 through 73-13-105, nor shall any person practice * * * surveying whose authority to practice is revoked by the said board.
* * * The practice of * * * surveying, which must be performed by or under the direct supervision of a professional * * * surveyor and each map or drawing of which must be stamped with the seal of said licensee as provided in Section 73-13-83, includes, but is not limited to, the following: property and boundary surveys; subdivision surveys and plats; public land surveys; easement surveys; right-of-way surveys; lease surveys; and all other surveys that require the establishment or reestablishment of property boundaries.
Duties within both the practice of * * * surveying and the practice of engineering, which must be performed by or under the direct supervision of a professional * * * surveyor or a professional engineer and each map, drawing or report of which must be stamped with the seal of said licensee as provided in Sections 73-13-29 and 73-13-83, include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) Determining the configuration or contour of the earth's surface or the position of fixed objects thereon, commonly known as topographical surveys and as-built surveys (excluding the location of property boundaries);
(b) Performing geodetic surveying which includes surveying for determination of the size and shape of the earth utilizing angular and linear measurements through spatially oriented spherical geometry;
(c) Determining, by the use of principles of surveying, the position for any survey control (nonboundary) monument or reference point; or setting, resetting or placing any such monument or reference point; and
(d) Creating, preparing or modifying electronic or computerized data, including land information systems, and geographic information systems, relative to the performance of the activities in the above-described paragraphs (a) through (c).
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 8792-02; Laws, 1962, ch. 505, Sec. 2; 1980, ch. 515, Sec. 1; reenacted and amended, 1983, ch. 450, Sec. 25; reenacted and amended, 1991, ch. 470, Sec. 25, eff from and after July 1, 1991. Reenacted by Laws 1999, Ch. 416, Sec. 25, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, Ch. 534, Sec. 25, SB2380; Laws, 2004, ch. 586, § 25, HB 792, eff from and after July 1, 2004.
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