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Any license or certificate of registration heretofore issued under the laws of this State authorizing its holder to practice structural engineer ing shall, during the unexpired period for which it was issued, serte the same purpose as a certificate of registration provided for by this Act

$ 8. Every holder of a certificate of registration shall display it in a conspicuous place in his principal office, place of business or employ. ment.

Every registered structural engineer shall have a seal, the imprese sion of which shall contain the name of the structural engineer, his place of business, and the words "Registered Structural Engineer", “State of Illinois". A seal obtained prior to July 1, 1919, however, may bear the words “Licensed Structural Engineer”, “State of Illinois”. He shall stamp with this seal all plans, drawings, and specifications prepared by him or under his supervision.

$ 9. Every registered structural engineer who continues in active practice shall, annually, on or before the first day of July, renew his certificate of registration and pay the required annual renewal fees Every certificate of registration which has not been renewed during the month of July in any year shall expire on the first day of August in that year. A registered structural engineer whose certificate of registration has expired may restore his certificate only upon payment of the required restoration fee.

Any registered structural engineer who retires from the practice of structural engineering for not more than five years may renew his certificate of registration upon payment of all lapsed renewal fees.

§ 10. The Department of Registration and Education may either refuse to issue, or may refuse to renew, or may suspend, or may revoke, any certificate of registration for any one, or any combination, of the following causes:

(a) The obtaining of, or an attempt to obtain, a certificate of registration, or the renewal thereof, or practice in the profession, or money, or any other thing of value, by fraudulent misrepresentation, or the perpetration of fraud in the practice of structural engineering;

(b) Gross incompetency;

(c) Recklessness in the construction or supervision of the construction of buildings or structures;

(d) The affixing of a registered structural engineer's seal to any plans, specifications or drawings which have not been prepared by or under the immediate personal supervision of that registered structura! engineer.

The Department of Registration and Education may neither refuse to issue, refuse to renew, nor suspend, nor revoke any certificate of registration, however, for any of these causes, unless the person accused has been given at least twenty days' notice, in writing, of the charge against him, and a public hearing by the Department of Registration and Education.

Upon the hearing of any such proceedings, the Director of Registration and Education, the Assistant Director of Registration and Edu. cation, or the Superintendent of Registration, may administer oaths

and the Department of Registration and Education may procure, by its subpoena, the attendance of witnesses and the production of relevant books and papers.

Any Circuit Court, or any judge of a Circuit Court, either in term time or in vacation, upon the application, either of the accused or of the Department of Registration and Education, may, by order duly entered, require the attendance of witnesses and the production of relevant books and papers, before the Department of Registration and Education in any hearing relating to the refusal, suspension or revocation of certificates of registration. Upon neglect or refusal to obey the order of the court or judge, the court or judge may compel, by proceedings for contempt of court, obedience of its or his order.

S 11. Upon payment of the required fee, an applicant who is a structural engineer, registered or licensed under the laws of another state or territory of the United States, or of a foreign country or province, may, without examination, be granted a certificate of registration as a registered structural engineer by the Department of Registration and Education in its discretion upon the following conditions:

(a) That the applicant is at least twenty-one years of age, of good moral character and temperate habits; and

(b) That the requirements for the registration or licensing of structural engineers in the particular state, territory, country or province were, at the date of the license, substantially equal to the requirements then in force in this State.

$ 12. The fee to be paid by an applicant for an examination to determine his fitness to receive a certificate of registration as a registered structural engineer is ten dollars ($10.00).

The fee to be paid by an applicant for a certificate of registration as a registered structural engineer is five dollars ($5.00).

The fee to be paid by an applicant for an examination to determine his preliminary education is five dollars ($5.00).

The fee to be paid for the restoration of an expired certificate of registration is five dollars ($5.00).

The fee to be paid upon renewal of a certificate of registration is one dollar ($1.00).

The fee to be paid by an applicant for a certificate of registration who is a structural engineer registered or licensed under the laws of another state or territory of the United States, or a foreign country or province, is fifteen dollars ($15.00).

$ 13. The Department of Registration and Education may adopt reasonable rules and regulations relating to the enforcement of the provisions of this Act.

$ 14. Each of the following acts constitutes a misdemeanor, punishable upon conviction by a fine of not less than $25.00 nor more than $200.00.

(a) The practice of structural engineering, or an attempt to practice structural engineering, without a certificate of registration as à registered structural engineer; each day of practicing structural engineering, or attempting to practice structural engineering, without a

certificate of registration as a registered structural engineer shall constitute a separate offense.

(b) The making of any wilfully false oath or affirmation whenever an oath or affirmation is required by this Act; or

(c) The affixing of a registered structural engineer's seal to any plans, specifications or drawings which have not been prepared by him or under his immediate personal supervision;

(d) The violation of the provisions of section 8 of this Act.

All fines and penalties shall inure to the Department of Registration and Education.

$ 15. The Department of Registration and Education shall keep a record, which shall be open to public inspection at all reasonab.e times, of its proceedings relating to the issuance, refusal, renewal, su:pension and revocation of certificates of registration. This record shal also contain the name, number, place of business and residence, and the date and number of the certificate of registration of each registered structural engineer in this State.

§ 16. “An Act to provide for the licensing of structural engineers”, approved July 5, 1915, in force July 5, 1915, is repealed.

§ 17. This Act may be known and cited as "The Illinois Structural Engineering Acť.

APPROVED June 24, 1919.

SURVEYORS.

REGISTRATION OF LAND SURVEYORS,

1. When unlawful to practice.

$ 11. When board may refuse to issue

license, etc.-notice. 2. Who exempt.

$ 12. What constitutes misdemeanor3. Definition.

penalty. 8 4. County judge to appoint board

$ 13. Board of examiners to adopt of examiners meeting of

rules and regulations. board-officers.

$ 14.

Board of examiners to keep $ 5. Who may be registered without

record. examination-fee.

$ 15. To pay expenses out of funds $ 6. Qualifications necessary

for ex

collected. amination-fee.

$ 16. Licensed land surveyor may take 7. Certificate to be displayed-pen

evidence of witnesses, etc. alty for failure to do so.

$ 17. Plats, etc., to be received in evi$ 8. Examinations candidate en

dence-recorded. titled to second examination.

$18. Permits to non-resident survey$ 9. Annual renewal of certificate.

ors. $ 10. Seal.

§ 19. Repeal.
(HOUSE BILL No. 595. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

An Act in relation to land surveyors. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That on and after January 1, 1920, it shall be unlawful for any person to practice or to attempt ti practice land surveying in counties having a population of 250,000 or

$ 2.

more, without a certificate of registration as a registered land surreyor issued by a board of land surveyors in pursuance of the provisions of this Act.

The following persons are exempt from the provisions of this Act :

(a) County surveyors

(b) Employees of a city, county, the State, or the United States in the discharge of their oflicial duties.

§ 3. The definition of the words "land surveyor” shall, for the purposes of this Act, be held to be a person who for a consideration establishes one or more corners or boundaries of any tract or lot of land and executes and issues plats thereof signed by himself as a surveror.

Within thirty days after the taking effect of this Act, the county judge of every county having a population of 250,000 or more shall appoint a board of examiners of land surveyors, to consist of three persons, one of whom shall be the county recorder and two of whom shall be land surveyors of recognized ability and standing. The appointment of the two land surveyors of this board shall be for one and two years respectively. Thereafter their appointments shall be for two years. The county recorder shall be the president of the said board. The members of the board shall meet within ten days after their appointments and organize by the election of one of the land surveyors as secretary and treasurer.

§ 5. Any person who shall make application for registration before the first day of January, 1920, and shall prove to the satisfaction of the said board that he was established in the surveying business at the time of the taking effect of this Act, or has been actively engaged in the practice of land surveying, as a surveyor, for a period of not less than five years shall, upon the payment of a fee of $25.00 to the said board, be registered without examination and shall receive in testimony thereof a certificate signed by the president and secretary of the board : Provided, that in case of failure or neglect of any such person to regis- . ter before the first day of January, 1920, as herein provided, such person shall be deemed to have waived his right of registration under this section, and in order to be registered shall comply with the requirements for registration by examination.

$ 6. Any person not entitled to register as aforesaid, who shall furnish the said board with satisfactory proof that he is twenty-one vears of age or over, and of good moral character, and that he has had at least four years experience and training as a land surveyor shall, upon payment of a fee of $25.00, be examined as provided herein, and if qualified shall be registered and shall receive in testimony thereof a certificate of registration signed by the president and secretary of the board.

Every person to whom a certificate of registration is granted under the provisions of this Act, shall display the same in a conspicuous place in his office or place of business or employment. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of $50.00.

§ 8. The said board shall hold examinations at such times and places as it may determine. All examinations shall be in the English language, and shall be of such a character as to determine the fitness of the applicant to practice land surveying. Each applicant shall be examined as to his knowledge of the statutes of the United States and of the State of Illinois relating to surveying, sub-divisions of land, praetical surveying, the use and adjustment of surveying instruments, and of mathematics as applied to land surveying. Any candidate who shall fail to pass a satisfactory examination shall be entitled to a second examination without further charge, provided such second examination is taken in not less than three months nor more than twelve months thereafter.

§ 9. Every registered land surveyor who continues in the active practice of his profession shall, annually during the month of January, renew his certificate of registration by the payment of $2.00 to the said board of land surveyors. All certificates of registration which are not renewed during the month of January of each year shall become null and void, but may be restored upon the payment of the yearly fee or fees and an additional sum of ten dollars ($10.00).

§ 10. Every registered land surveyor shall have a seal, the impression of which must contain the name of the land surveyor, his place of business, and the words “Illinois Registered Land Surveyor," with which he shall stamp all documents issued by him as a land surveyor.

§ 11. The board may either refuse to issue, or may refuse to renew, or may suspend, or may revoke, any certificate of registration for any one, or any combination, of the following causes:

(a) The obtaining of, or an attempt to obtain, a certificate of registration, or the renewal thereof, or practice in the profession, or money, or any other thing of value, by fraudulent representation, or the perpetration of fraud in the practice of land surveying;

(b) Gross incompetency or carelessness;

(c) The affixing of a registered land surveyor's seal to any documents which have not been prepared by a registered land surveyor.

The board may neither refuse to issue, refuse to renew, nor suspend, nor revoke any certificate of registration, however, for any of these causes, unless the person accused has been given at least twenty days' notice, in writing, of the charge against him, and a public hearing by the board of examiners of land surveyors.

§ 12. Each of the following acts constitutes a misdemeanor, punishable upon conviction by a fine of not less than $25.00 nor more than $200.00

(a) The practice of land surveying, or an attempt to practice land surveying, without a certificate of registration as a registered land surveyor;

(b) The asfixing of a registered land surveyor's seal to any documents which have not been prepared by a registered land surveyor.

§ 13. The board of examiners of land surveyors may adopt reasonable rules and regulations relating to the enforcement of the provision of this Act.

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