2016 Code of Alabama
Title 34 - PROFESSIONS AND BUSINESSES.
Chapter 11 - ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS.
Article 1 - General Provisions.
Section 34-11-15 - Violations; penalties.
(a) Any person who shall practice, offer to practice, or hold himself or herself out as qualified to practice engineering or land surveying in this state or use in connection with his or her name or otherwise assume, use, or advertise any title or description including, but not limited to, the term engineer, engineers, engineering, or professional engineer, professional engineers, or professional engineering, or land surveyor, land surveyors, land surveying, or professional land surveyor, professional land surveyors, or professional land surveying, without being licensed or exempted in accordance with this chapter, or any person presenting or attempting to use as his or her own the certificate of licensure or the seal or facsimile thereof of another, or permitting his or her own certificate of licensure, seal or facsimile thereof to be used by another person, or any person who shall give any false or forged evidence of any kind to the board or to any member thereof in obtaining, or attempting to obtain a certificate of licensure, or any person who shall falsely impersonate any other licensee of like or different name, or any person who shall attempt to use an expired, suspended, surrendered, or revoked certificate of licensure, or any person who shall violate this chapter, shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and punished as provided by law. Each day of the violation shall be a separate offense.
(b) Any corporation, partnership, or firm who violates any part of this chapter shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and punished as provided by law. Each day of the violation shall be a separate offense.
(c) It shall be the duty of all duly constituted officers of law of this state, or any political subdivision thereof, to enforce this chapter, and to prosecute any persons, firms, partnerships, or corporations for violating this chapter. The Attorney General of the state or his or her assistants shall act as legal advisor to the board and render legal assistance to the board as may be necessary in carrying out this chapter. The board has the right to obtain private legal counsel as the need arises.(Acts 1961, Ex. Sess., No. 79, p. 1976, §23; 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; Act 99-102, p. 120, §3.)
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