2013 Code of Alabama
Section 34-11-5 - Applications; fees.

AL Code § 34-11-5 (2013) What's This?
Section 34-11-5Applications; fees.

(a) Applications for licensure as a professional engineer, professional land surveyor, engineer intern, or land surveyor intern shall be on forms prescribed and furnished by the board and shall contain statements made under oath. Three or more of the references contained in an application for licensure as a professional engineer shall be professional engineers having personal knowledge of the applicant's engineering experience. Three or more of the references contained in an application for professional land surveyor shall be professional land surveyors having personal knowledge of the land surveying experience of the applicant. All references and experience verifications furnished shall be confidential records of the board. Any individual who was previously licensed in this state and whose license is eligible for reinstatement as outlined in subsection (a) of Section 34-11-8 shall comply with the reinstatement procedures established by the board instead of the submission of a new application.

(b) The application fee and the licensure fee for professional engineers or professional land surveyors shall be set by the board and each fee shall not exceed one hundred dollars ($100).

(1) For professional engineers applying for licensure by way of comity, both the application fee and licensure fee shall accompany the application.

(2) For professional engineers applying for licensure by way of examination and for professional land surveyors, the application fee shall accompany the application, and the licensure fee shall be due upon approval of licensure. If the applicant fails or refuses to remit the licensure fee within 30 days after being notified of successfully qualifying, the applicant shall forfeit the right to have a certificate so issued. For further consideration, the applicant shall be required to submit a new application and application fee.

(c) The application fee, which shall include the certification fee, for engineer interns and land surveyor interns shall be set by the board, shall not exceed fifty dollars ($50), and shall accompany the application.

(d) The fee for a certificate of authorization for a corporation, partnership, or firm shall be set by the board and shall not exceed two hundred fifty dollars ($250), and must accompany the application.

(e) If the board denies certification or licensure to any applicant, or the certificate of authorization to any corporation, partnership, or firm, the fee paid shall be retained as an application fee.

(Acts 1961, Ex. Sess., No. 79, p. 1976, §13; Acts 1975, No. 1049, p. 2107, §1; Acts 1984, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 84-792, p. 182, §1; Acts 1997, No. 97-683, p. 1332, §1.)

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