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49 Pa. Code § 37.61. Temporary practice.


§ 37.61. Temporary practice.

 (a)  A professional engineer, professional land surveyor or professional geologist who holds a valid license to practice engineering, land surveying or geology from a licensing board of the state or territory of the person’s residence may practice engineering, land surveying or geology in this Commonwealth for a period not to exceed 30 days in the aggregate in a calendar year if the person neither resides nor has a place of business in this Commonwealth and the standards for licensing engineers, land surveyors and geologists in the other state or territory are at least equal to the standards of the Commonwealth.

 (b)  Applications for temporary permits shall be made on forms provided by the Board.

 (c)  Applications shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable fee in the amount prescribed by §  37.17(b) (relating to schedule of fees). Incomplete applications and applications not accompanied by the proper fee will be returned to applicants with a statement of the reason for return.

 (d)  When the Board, after consideration of an application, is satisfied that the applicant is eligible for a temporary permit to practice engineering, land surveying or geology, the Board will issue to the applicant a temporary permit to practice in this Commonwealth. If an application is rejected, the Board will advise the applicant of the reason for rejection.


   The provisions of this §  37.61 amended under section 5(b) of the Engineer, Land Surveyor and Geologist Registration Law (63 P. S. §  156); and sections 102 and 219 of the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs Fee Act (63 P. S. § §  1401-102 and 1401-219).


   The provisions of this §  37.61 adopted March 30, 1917; amended January 21, 1994, effective January 22, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 518; corrected November 28, 1997, effective September 2, 1995, 27 Pa.B. 6222. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (221143) to (221144).

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