Chapter 1 Applicability and Definitions
Chapter 2 Board of Registration for Soil Scientists
Chapter 3 Duties and Powers of the Board
Chapter 4 Requirements for Registration as a Professional Soil Scientist or an Associate Soil Scientist
Chapter 5 Certificates; Seal or Stamp
Chapter 6 Renewal of Certificates; Continuing Education
Chapter 7 Activities Prohibited to Individuals Who Are Not Registered Professional Soil Scientists
Chapter 8 Proceedings Against a Registered Soil Scientist
Chapter 9 Administrative Review and Judicial Review

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 25 > Article 31.5 - Professional Soil Scientists

  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.