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49 Pa. Code § 37.71. Form of application.


§ 37.71. Form of application.

 (a)  Applications for certificate of approval of fictitious name or corporate name shall be made on forms provided by the Board prior to submission of articles of incorporation or fictitious name registrations to the Corporation Bureau of the Department of State. The file shall identify the parties with an ownership interest in the business and the licensed and unlicensed professional staff.

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

 (c)  The Board will approve the use of a fictitious name or corporate name, if at least one of the persons filing for the use of the name, one of the incorporators of a proposed corporation, or one of the directors of an existing corporation, has been properly registered as a professional engineer or professional land surveyor in this Commonwealth.

 (d)  Upon approval of an application for certificate of approval of a fictitious name or corporate name, the Board will issue a certificate of approval to the Corporation Bureau of the Department of State. If an application is rejected, the Board will advise the applicant of the reason for rejection.


   The provisions of this §  37.71 adopted March 30, 1917; amended January 21, 1994, effective January 22, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 518. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (145938).

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