First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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     HOUSE ENROLLED ACT No. 1934



     AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning professions and occupations.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 25-1-4-3.2; (01)HE1934.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 25-1-4-3.2 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 3.2. A board or agency regulating a profession or occupation under this title or under IC 15, IC 16, or IC 22 shall require that at least one-half (50%) of all continuing education requirements must be allowed by distance learning methods, except for doctors, nurses, chiropractors, optometrists and dentists.
SOURCE: IC 25-1-2-9; (01)HE1934.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 25-1-2-9 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 9. For boards administered by the Indiana professional licensing agency established by IC 25-1-6-3, the executive director of the agency is authorized to review appeals of denials of license renewals in accordance with IC 25-1-6-5.5.
SOURCE: IC 25-1-6-3; (01)HE1934.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 25-1-6-3, AS AMENDED BY P.L.82-2000, SECTION 3, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 3. (a) There is established the Indiana professional licensing agency. The licensing agency shall perform all administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities assigned by law or rule to the executive director, secretary, or other statutory administrator of the following:
        (1) Indiana board of accountancy (IC 25-2.1-2-1).
        (2) Board of registration for architects and landscape architects (IC 25-4-1-2).
        (3) Indiana auctioneer commission (IC 25-6.1-2-1).
        (4) State board of barber examiners (IC 25-7-5-1).
        (5) State boxing commission (IC 25-9-1).
        (6) State board of cosmetology examiners (IC 25-8-3-1).
        (7) State board of funeral and cemetery service (IC 25-15-9).
        (8) State board of registration for professional engineers (IC 25-31-1-3).
        (9) Indiana plumbing commission (IC 25-28.5-1-3).
        (10) Indiana real estate commission (IC 25-34.1).
        (11) Until July 1, 1996, Indiana State board of television and radio service examiners (IC 25-36-1-4).
        (12) (11) Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board (IC 25-34.1-8-1).
        (13) (12) Private detectives licensing board (IC 25-30-1-5.1).
        (14) (13) State board of registration for land surveyors (IC 25-21.5-2-1).
    (b) Except for appeals of denials of license renewals to the executive director authorized by section 5.5 of this chapter, nothing in this chapter may be construed to give the licensing agency policy making authority, which remains with each board.
SOURCE: IC 25-1-6-5.5; (01)HE1934.1.4. -->     SECTION 4. IC 25-1-6-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 5.5. (a) A person who has a license renewal denied by a board listed in section 3.2 of this chapter may file an appeal of the denial with the executive director of the licensing agency.
    (b) IC 4-21.5-3-29 and IC 4-21.5-3-30 govern the executive director's review of an appeal filed under subsection (a).

SOURCE: IC 25-21.5-2-2; (01)HE1934.1.5. -->     SECTION 5. IC 25-21.5-2-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001]: Sec. 2. (a) The board consists of seven (7) members appointed by the governor.
    (b) One (1) member must be appointed to represent the general public who is:
        (1) a resident of Indiana; and
        (2) not associated with land surveying other than as a consumer.
    (c) Six (6) members must be registered land surveyors who actively engage in the practice of land surveying and who each meet the following conditions:
        (1) Is a citizen of the United States.
        (2) Has been a resident of Indiana for at least five (5) years

immediately before the member's appointment.
        (3) Is registered in Indiana as a land surveyor.
        (4) Has been engaged in the lawful practice of land surveying for at least eight (8) years.
        (5) Has been in charge of land surveying work or land surveying teaching for at least five (5) years.
     (d) Of the registered land surveyors appointed under subsection (c), three (3) must be engaged in the practice of land surveying on a full-time basis, and at least two (2) must be engaged in the practice of land surveying on a part-time basis.

SOURCE: ; (01)HE1934.1.6. -->     SECTION 6. An emergency is declared for this act.


HEA 1934 _ Concur

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