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09.13.05 - Board of Professional Land Surveyors - Proposed Regulations

PROPOSED ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 44, ISSUE 2,
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017

Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION

Subtitle 13 BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYORS

09.13.05 Fees

Business Regulation Article, §§ 2-106, 2-106. 1, and 2-106.2; Business Occupations and Professions Article, §§ 15-101, 15-207-15-209, 15-306, 15-307, 15-307.1, 15-311, 15-312, 15-314-15-316, 15-321, 15-403, 15-404, and 15-406, Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Proposed Action
[17-038-P]

The Board for Professional Land Surveyors proposes to amend Regulation .03 under COMAR 09.13.05 Fees and Costs. This action was considered by the Board for Professional Land Surveyors at a public meeting held on October 5, 2016, notice of which was published on the website of the Department pursuant to General Provisions Article, §3-302 (c), Annotated Code of Maryland.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this action is to clarify that an applicant for an appropriate national licensing examination or reexamination shall pay the examination- or re-examination fees (1) directly to the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES); and (2) in an amount or amounts set by the NCEES.

Comparison to Federal Standards

There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.

Estimate of Economic Impact

The proposed action has no economic impact.

Economic Impact on Small Businesses

The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.

Impact on Individuals with Disabilities

The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.

Opportunity for Public Comment

Comments may be sent to Steve Long, Executive Director, Board of Professional Land Surveyors, 500 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, or call 410-230-6262, or email to steve.long@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-230-0021. Comments will be accepted through February 21, 2017. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

Open Meeting

Final action on the proposal will be considered by the Board for Professional Land Surveyors during a public meeting to be held on April 5, 2017, 10 a.m., at 500 N. Calvert Street, Third Floor Conference Room, Baltimore, MD 21202.

.03 Fees and Costs.
  A. (text unchanged)
  B. An applicant for the appropriate national licensing examination shall pay the [following] examination or re-examination fees directly to the [Board or its designee] National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), as these fees are established by the [National Council of Examiners of Engineers and Surveyors:
    (1) Fundamentals of Land Surveying — $225;
    (2) Principles and Practice — $250] NCEES.
  C. — F. (text unchanged)

JOHN V. METTEE, III
Chairman
Board for Professional Land Surveyors