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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 3. PROFESSIONS AND VOCATIONS GENERALLY [5000 - 9998.11]

  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )

CHAPTER 15. Land Surveyors [8700 - 8805]

  ( Chapter 15 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 41. )

ARTICLE 7. Offenses Against the Chapter [8790 - 8792]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 41. )

8790.
  

The board shall enforce all of the provisions of this chapter and cause the prosecution of all violations coming to its notice.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 41.)

8791.
  

It is the duty of the respective officers charged with the enforcement of laws to prosecute all persons charged with the violation of any of the provisions of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 41.)

8792.
  

Every person is guilty of a misdemeanor:

(a) Who, unless he or she is exempt from licensing under this chapter, practices, or offers to practice, land surveying in this state without legal authorization.

(b) Who presents as his or her own the license of a professional land surveyor unless he or she is the person named on the license.

(c) Who attempts to file as his or her own any record of survey under the license of a professional land surveyor.

(d) Who gives false evidence of any kind to the board, or to any member, in obtaining a license.

(e) Who impersonates or uses the seal of a professional land surveyor.

(f) Who uses an expired, suspended, or revoked license.

(g) Who represents himself or herself as, or uses the title of, professional land surveyor, or any other title whereby that person could be considered as practicing or offering to practice land surveying, unless he or she is correspondingly qualified by licensure as a land surveyor under this chapter.

(h) Who uses the title, or any combination of that title, of “professional land surveyor,” “licensed land surveyor,” “land surveyor,” or the titles specified in Sections 8751 and 8775, or “land surveyor-in-training,” or who makes use of any abbreviation of that title that might lead to the belief that he or she is a licensed land surveyor or holds a certificate as a land surveyor-in-training, without being licensed or certified as required by this chapter.

(i) Who, unless appropriately licensed, manages, or conducts as manager, proprietor, or agent, any place of business from which land surveying work is solicited, performed, or practiced, except as authorized pursuant to Section 6731.2 and subdivision (d) of Section 8729.

(j) Who violates any provision of this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1006, Sec. 34. Effective January 1, 2001.)

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