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IC 25-21.5-5
     Chapter 5. Application for Registration

IC 25-21.5-5-1
Records
    
Sec. 1. The board shall keep a record of the board's proceedings and a record of each application for registration.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12.

IC 25-21.5-5-2
Qualifications for registration
    
Sec. 2. To qualify for registration as a professional surveyor, an applicant must meet the following conditions under either subdivision (1) or (2):
        (1) All of the following:
            (A) Graduation in an approved surveying curriculum.
            (B) A specific record of at least four (4) years of experience in surveying work that is acquired subsequent to graduation and that indicates that the applicant is qualified to be placed in responsible charge of surveying work requiring the exercise of judgment in the application of surveying sciences to the sound solution of surveying problems.
            (C) The successful passing of an examination under IC 25-21.5-6.
        (2) All of the following:
            (A) A specific record of at least eight (8) years of surveying education and experience in surveying work that indicates that the applicant has acquired knowledge and skill and practical experience in surveying work approximating that required for registration as a professional surveyor under subdivision (1).
            (B) The successful passing of an examination under IC 25-21.5-6.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.57-2013, SEC.51.

IC 25-21.5-5-3
Surveyor intern; conditions for certification
    
Sec. 3. (a) An applicant for certification as a surveyor intern must meet the following conditions under either subdivision (1) or (2):
        (1) All of the following:
            (A) Graduation in an approved surveying curriculum of at least four (4) years.
            (B) The successful passing of a surveyor intern examination under IC 25-21.5-6.
        (2) All of the following:
            (A) A specific record of at least four (4) years of surveying education and experience in surveying work indicating that the applicant has acquired knowledge and skill approximating that acquired through graduation in an

approved surveying curriculum of at least four (4) years.
            (B) The successful passing of a surveyor intern examination under IC 25-21.5-6.
    (b) The board may waive the examination in granting a certificate of registration as a professional surveyor to an applicant who has held an identical certificate of registration under Indiana law.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.57-2013, SEC.52.

IC 25-21.5-5-4
Convictions; eligibility for registration or certification
    
Sec. 4. A person is not eligible for registration as a professional surveyor or certification as a surveyor intern if the person has been convicted of any of the following:
        (1) An act that would constitute grounds for disciplinary sanction under IC 25-1-11.
        (2) A felony that has a direct bearing on the person's ability to practice competently.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.214-1993, SEC.58; P.L.57-2013, SEC.53.

IC 25-21.5-5-5
Qualification of applicants; credit for education
    
Sec. 5. (a) In considering the qualifications of applicants, responsible charge of surveying teaching shall be construed as responsible charge of surveying work.
    (b) An applicant who holds a degree of master of science of land surveying or the equivalent degree from a curriculum in land surveying approved by the board may be given a maximum credit of one (1) year of experience in addition to the credit of four (4) years of education.
    (c) An applicant who holds a degree of doctor of philosophy or the equivalent degree from a curriculum in land surveying approved by the board may be given a maximum of credit of two (2) years of experience in addition to a credit of four (4) years of education.
    (d) Graduation in a course other than land surveying from a college or university acceptable to the board may be considered as equivalent to two (2) years land surveying experience and education.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12.

IC 25-21.5-5-6
Persons not in surveying; eligibility for registration
    
Sec. 6. A person who has the necessary qualifications prescribed in this chapter and who is entitled to registration is eligible for registration although the person may not be engaged in surveying work at the time of application.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.57-2013, SEC.54.

IC 25-21.5-5-7


Forms for application
    
Sec. 7. Each person applying for registration as a professional surveyor or for certification as a surveyor intern must apply on a form prescribed and provided by the board.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.57-2013, SEC.55.

IC 25-21.5-5-8
Contents; application for registration
    
Sec. 8. Each application for registration as a professional surveyor must contain the following:
        (1) Statements showing either the registration number issued by another state or the education and qualifications of the applicant.
        (2) A detailed summary of the technical work performed by the applicant, including a confirmation by the professional surveyor who supervised the work. If the summary of the technical work cannot be confirmed because of conditions beyond the control of the applicant, including death, incompetence, or nonregistration by the supervising professional surveyor, the board may allow the confirmation requirement to be fulfilled through other evidence.
        (3) The names of five (5) persons to be used as references, at least three (3) of whom must be registered professional surveyors who have a personal knowledge of the experience of the applicant.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.178-1997, SEC.6; P.L.57-2013, SEC.56.

IC 25-21.5-5-9
Contents; application for certification
    
Sec. 9. Each application for certification as a surveyor intern must contain the following:
        (1) Statements showing the education of the applicant.
        (2) The names of three (3) persons to be used as references. However, references are not required for an applicant who is enrolled as a senior in an approved surveying curriculum in Indiana and has applied to take the basic disciplines part of the examination described in IC 25-21.5-6-1 when the examination is scheduled to be given at the applicant's institution before the end of the applicant's senior year.
        (3) An applicant who has not graduated from an approved surveying curriculum must submit a detailed summary of the technical work performed by the applicant, including a confirmation by the professional surveyor who supervised the work. If the technical work summary cannot be confirmed because of conditions beyond the control of the applicant, including death, incompetence, or nonregistration by the supervising professional surveyor, the board may allow the confirmation requirement to be fulfilled through other evidence.


As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.178-1997, SEC.7; P.L.57-2013, SEC.57.

IC 25-21.5-5-9.5
Contents of references for professional surveyors and surveyor interns
    
Sec. 9.5. A reference for a professional surveyor applicant or surveyor intern applicant must:
        (1) contain the applicant's board assigned number; and
        (2) be dated within one (1) year of the application.
As added by P.L.178-1997, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.57-2013, SEC.58.

IC 25-21.5-5-10
Certification of correct statements; penalty for false statements
    
Sec. 10. (a) An applicant must certify the correctness of the statements in the application.
    (b) A person who knowingly makes a false statement in an application commits a Class A misdemeanor.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12.