§ 544A.1 Practice regulated — creation of architectural examining board.
§ 544A.2 Officers
§ 544A.3 Records — roster.
§ 544A.5 Duties
§ 544A.8 Qualification for licensure
§ 544A.9 Licensure
§ 544A.10 Renewals
§ 544A.11 Fees
§ 544A.12 Expenses — compensation.
§ 544A.13 Revocation or suspension
§ 544A.15 Unlawful practice — violations — criminal and civil penalties — consent agreement.
§ 544A.16 Definitions
§ 544A.17 When not applicable
§ 544A.18 Exceptions
§ 544A.20 Injunction
§ 544A.25 Applicant — civil rights — moral character.
§ 544A.26 Public members
§ 544A.27 Disclosure of confidential information
§ 544A.28 Seal required
§ 544A.29 Rules
§ 544A.30 Registered architects

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 544A - Licensed Architects

  • Advertisement: means the attempt by dissemination, solicitation, or circulation to directly or indirectly induce any person to enter into any obligation or acquire any title or interest in land offered for sale or lease to the public in this state. See Iowa Code 543C.1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Board: means the engineering and land surveying examining board provided by 542B chapter. See Iowa Code 542B.2
  • Commission: means the real estate commission as established by chapter 543B. See Iowa Code 543C.1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • engineering: means "professional engineer" or "professional engineering". See Iowa Code 542B.2
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • In responsible charge: means having direct control of and personal supervision over any land surveying work or work involving the practice of engineering. See Iowa Code 542B.2
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • 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.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Professional engineer: means a person, who, by reason of the person's knowledge of mathematics, the physical sciences, and the principles of engineering, acquired by professional education or practical experience, is qualified to engage in the practice of engineering. See Iowa Code 542B.2
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • seal: shall include an impression upon the paper alone, or upon wax, a wafer affixed to the paper, or an official stamp of a notarial officer as provided in chapter 9B. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Signature: includes an electronic signature as defined in section 554D. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1