(1) The board shall issue a certificate of registration, upon payment of the registration fee, to any applicant who, in the opinion of the board, has satisfactorily met all the requirements for registration under KRS 322A.040. Certificates of registration shall show the full name of the board. The issuance of a certificate of registration by the board shall be prima facie evidence that the person named thereon is entitled to all the rights and privileges of a registered geologist while the certificate of registration remains in force.
(2) Each registrant may, upon registration, obtain and use a seal or stamp of registration of the design authorized by the board, containing the registrant’s name and number and the legend “Registered Professional Geologist.”

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 322A.070

  • Board: means the Kentucky Board of Registration for Professional Geologists. See Kentucky Statutes 322A.010
  • 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.
  • Geologist: means a person who is qualified by reason of his or her knowledge of the principles of geology, acquired by professional education and practical experience, to engage in the public practice of geology. See Kentucky Statutes 322A.010
  • Registered geologist: means a person who is registered as a geologist under the provisions of this chapter. See Kentucky Statutes 322A.010

(3) A replacement certificate of registration may be issued, subject to the administrative regulations of the board, to replace any certificate lost, destroyed or mutilated.
(4) No person shall affix his signature or stamp, seal, or certify any reports or other documents after the certificate of registration of the registrant named thereon has been suspended or revoked, unless the certificate of registration has been renewed or reissued.
(5) The board shall issue a certificate of certification as a geologist-in-training to an applicant who pays the registration fee and who, in the opinion of the board, has satisfactorily met the requirements of KRS 322A.045. Certificates of certification shall show the full name of the applicant and the full name of the board. The issuance of a certificate of certification by the board shall be prima facie evidence that the person named thereon has enrolled and is entitled to the rights and privileges of a geologist-in-training while the certificate remains in effect. The board shall determine the initial and expiration dates for the certificate.
Effective: June 20, 2005
History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 159, sec. 3, effective June 20, 2005. — Created
1992 Ky. Acts ch. 64, sec. 7, effective July 14, 1992.