§ 37:681 General provisions
§ 37:682 Definitions
§ 37:683 Board; appointments; terms
§ 37:684 Qualification of board members
§ 37:685 Compensation and expenses
§ 37:686 Removal of members for cause
§ 37:687 Organization and meetings
§ 37:688 Powers of the board
§ 37:689 Firms
§ 37:690 Receipts and disbursements
§ 37:691 Records and reports
§ 37:692 Roster
§ 37:693 Requirements for licensure as a professional engineer or professional land surveyor, and certification as an engineer intern or land surveyor intern
§ 37:694 Application for licensure or certification; fees
§ 37:695 Examinations
§ 37:696 Certificates and licenses; seals and stamps
§ 37:697 Expiration and renewals
§ 37:697.1 Continuing professional development for professional engineers and land surveyors
§ 37:698 Disciplinary proceedings against licensees and certificate holders; procedure
§ 37:700 Enforcement proceedings against other persons; procedure
§ 37:701 Public and private work; application of provisions
§ 37:702 Saving clause
§ 37:703 Transitional provisions

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 37 > Chapter 8

  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts paid by a member, excluding interest paid on the repayment of a refund, and credited to his individual account in the employee's savings account, together with regular interest credited prior to July 1969. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Antique dealer: means any owner of an antique shop, or agent of the antique shop, and any person engaged in the business of buying, selling, trading in, or otherwise acquiring, disposing or exhibiting antiques, including but not limited to antique property, such as antique jewelry, antique silverware, antique pictures and paintings, antique objects of art, cemetery artifacts, used building components, antique furniture, antique collectibles and other such antique property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:423
  • Applicant: shall mean any person seeking to practice engineering or land surveying in the state of Louisiana, that has applied to the board for authority to practice the respective profession and render such engineering or land surveying services in the state of Louisiana, or an individual who has applied to the board for certification as an engineer intern or land surveyor intern. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Beneficiary: means any person designated by the member or legally entitled to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity, or other benefit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board: shall mean the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board, provided for by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • certificate holder: shall mean the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of acertificate to any individual seeking such recognition as an engineer intern or land surveyor intern, who has been successfully examined and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, commissions, departments, agencies, and courts which are contributing members of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Engineer intern: shall mean an individual who has complied with the requirements for education, experience, and character and has passed an examination in the fundamental engineering subjects, as provided in this Chapter, and has been issued a certificate by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Firm: shall mean any domestic or foreign firm, partnership, association, cooperative, venture, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or any other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Job appointment: means employment for a fixed period not to exceed two years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Land surveyor intern: shall mean an individual who has complied with the requirements for education, experience, and character and has passed an examination in the fundamental surveying subjects, as provided in this Chapter, and has been issued a certificate by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Licensee: shall mean any person practicing or seeking to practice engineering or land surveying in the state of Louisiana that has received a license from the board and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • licensure: shall mean the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of a license to any person to practice engineering or land surveying in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Membership service: means service after July 1, 1947 as an employee while a member of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Person: shall mean any individual or firm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Practice of engineering: shall mean responsible professional service which may include consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, designing, or inspection of construction in connection with any public or private utilities, structures, machines, equipment, processes, works, or projects wherein the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health, and property is concerned or involved, when such professional service requires the application of engineering principles and the interpretation of engineering data. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Practice of land surveying: shall include the measuring of areas, land surfaces, streams, bodies of water, and swamps for correct determination and description, for the establishment, reestablishment, ascertainment, or description of land boundaries, corners, divisions, distances, and directions, the plotting and monumenting of lands and subdivisions thereof, and mapping and topographical work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • professional engineer: shall mean an individual who, by reason of his special knowledge and ability to apply the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, acquired by an engineering education and engineering experience, is qualified to practice engineering, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • professional land surveyor: shall mean an individual who is qualified to practice land surveying, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Refund: means the withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after termination from the state service, or with respect to members having the option of belonging to the system, withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after receipt by the system of written notice of withdrawal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Responsible charge: shall mean the direct control and personal supervision of engineering or land surveying service or work, as the case may be. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement allowance or benefit: means an annuity for life paid in equal monthly installments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Vested right: means when a member obtains retirement eligibility as to age and service in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403