CHAPTER 222

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 279

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24, CHAPTER 27, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYORS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section I. Amend §2704, Chapter 27, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§2704. Compensation.

Each member of the Board shall receive compensation at the rate of $50.00 per meeting if he or she attends; provided, however, no member shall receive compensation for the year in excess of $500.00 and the Board shall not be paid for more than 10 meetings during a calendar year."

Section 2. Amend §2724, Chapter 27, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking said section in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§2724. Reciprocity.

Upon payment to the Board of a fee and on submission of a written application on forms provided by the Board, the Board shall issue a certificate of registration to a professional land surveyor who is registered or licensed as a professional land surveyor by another state of the United States, its possessions or the District of Columbia, provided that:

(1) the requirements for licensure or registration in such other state. possessions or District of Columbia at the time of licensure or registration are equal to or greater than the requirements set forth in this Chapter; and

(2) the applicant shall successfully complete a written examination administered by the Board of no more than two hours' duration. The scope of said examination shall be limited to Delaware law pertaining to the practice of land surveying in this state."

Section 3. Amend §2729, Chapter 27. Title 24 of the Delaware Code by striking the first paragraph thereof and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"Certificates of registration shall expire biennially on June 30 and may be renewed upon submission of a renewal application provided by the Board and payment of the renewal fee along with the evidence of successful completion of continuing education courses as may be required by the rules and regulations set forth by the Board. The secretary of the Board shall notify every registrant of the date of expiration of his or her certificate and the amount of fee that shall be required for renewal at least one month prior to the expiration thereof. Failure to give or receive such notice shall not prevent the certificate from becoming invalid alter its expiration date"

Approved January 30, 1986