§ 81-3501 Act, how cited
§ 81-3502 Geology; regulation; prohibited acts
§ 81-3503 Definitions, where found
§ 81-3504 Board, defined
§ 81-3505 Consulting geologist, defined
§ 81-3506 Continuing education, defined
§ 81-3507 Direct supervision, defined
§ 81-3508 Emeritus, referring to a geologist, defined
§ 81-3509 Geologist, defined
§ 81-3509.01 Geologist-intern, defined
§ 81-3510 Geology, defined
§ 81-3511 Geology specialty, defined
§ 81-3512 Good character, defined
§ 81-3513 Occasional, part-time, or consulting services, defined
§ 81-3514 Organization, defined
§ 81-3515 Practice of geology, defined
§ 81-3516 Professional geologist, defined
§ 81-3517 Registration (or licensure), defined
§ 81-3518 Responsible charge, defined
§ 81-3519 Technical submissions, defined
§ 81-3520 Board of Geologists; created; membership;terms
§ 81-3521 Board; membership requirements; expenses
§ 81-3522 Board; certificate of appointment; Attorney General; duties; official seal; rules and regulations
§ 81-3523 Board; meetings; quorum
§ 81-3524 GeologistsRegulation Fund; created; use; investment
§ 81-3525 Roster
§ 81-3526 Code of practice; board; powers and duties
§ 81-3527 Licensure; enrollment; application;fees
§ 81-3528 Practice through organization; certificateof authorization; requirements
§ 81-3529 Certificate of licensure; seal; use; prohibited acts; enrollment card
§ 81-3530 Seal and signature; affixation; restrictions
§ 81-3531 Certificate of licensure; certificateof authorization; renewal; form;contents; notice; fee; continuing education; authorized
§ 81-3532 Certificates; replacement; fee
§ 81-3533 Enforcement of act
§ 81-3534 Practice of geology; restrictions
§ 81-3535 Prohibited acts; penalties
§ 81-3536 Violation of act; charges; board; duties; hearing
§ 81-3537 Violation of act; disciplinary action;penalties
§ 81-3539 Licensure; enrollment; applicant;qualifications; waiver
§ 81-3540 Geology examinations
§ 81-3541 Licensure; activities exempt

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Geologists Regulation Act

  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Board: means the Board of Geologists. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3504
  • Company: shall include any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, joint-stock company, joint venture, or association. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Consulting geologist: means a professional geologist whose principal occupation is the independent practice of geology. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3505
  • Continuing education: means the process of training and developing knowledge related to a profession after licensure is attained. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3506
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Direct supervision: means the degree of supervision by a person overseeing the work of another person by which the supervisor has control over and detailed professional knowledge of the work being done. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3507
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Foreign: when applied to corporations shall include all those created by authority other than that of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Geologist: means a person who is qualified to practice geology by reason of special knowledge and use of the earth sciences and the principles of geology and geologic data collection and analysis acquired by geologic education and geologic experience as provided in section 81-3539. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3509
  • Geologist-intern: means a person who has passed an examination in the fundamentals of geology as provided in section 81-3540. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3509.01
  • Geology: means the science which includes treatment of the earth and its origin and history, in general. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3510
  • Geology means the science which: includes treatment of the earth and its origin and history, in general. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3510
  • Good character: means such character as will enable a person to discharge the fiduciary duties of a geologist to his or her client and to the public for the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3512
  • 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.
  • Month: shall mean calendar month. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Organization: includes a partnership, limited liability company, corporation, or other form of business entity. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3514
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: shall include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Person shall: include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Practice of geology: means any service or creative work if the adequate performance of the service or work requires geologic education, training, and experience to include such services or creative work as geological consultation, investigation, planning, surveying, mapping, and inspection of geological work, and the responsible supervision thereof, the performance of which is related to public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health, property, and the environment, and teaching, including research and service, of advanced geological subjects. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3515
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: shall mean a summons, subpoena, or notice to appear issued out of a court in the course of judicial proceedings. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Professional geologist: means a geologist who has a current certificate of licensure issued by the board. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3516
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Responsible charge: means direct control, direction, and personal supervision by use of initiative and independent judgment for geological work. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3518
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Technical submissions: means designs, drawings, specifications, studies, and other technical reports. See Nebraska Statutes 81-3519
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: shall include territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Year: shall mean calendar year. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801