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ARCHITECTS - Adds to existing law relating to architects to authorize the
Board of Architectural Examiners to investigate and discipline unlicensed
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature First Regular Session - 2007
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 108
BY BUSINESS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO ARCHITECTS; AMENDING CHAPTER 3, TITLE 54, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDI-
3 TION OF A NEW SECTION 54-317, IDAHO CODE, TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO INVES-
4 TIGATE AND DISCIPLINE UNLICENSED INDIVIDUALS.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Chapter 3, Title 54, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
7 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
8 ignated as Section 54-317, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
9 54-317. AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE AND DISCIPLINE UNLICENSED INDIVIDUALS.
10 (1) The board may investigate any person engaged in architecture within the
11 state of Idaho, or any person believed to have acted as an architect without
12 being duly licensed as required by this chapter. Upon receipt of a written
13 complaint from a person, the board shall perform an investigation of the facts
14 alleged against such person. If the board investigation reveals that the facts
15 alleged or received are sufficient to proceed with a formal action, the board
16 may authorize the filing of an administrative complaint against such person
17 and may seek injunctive relief prohibiting such person from engaging in the
18 practice of architecture.
19 (2) The board shall have the authority to impose a civil penalty in an
20 amount not to exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000) and recover the costs and
21 fees incurred in an investigation and prosecution against any unlicensed indi-
22 vidual who violates any provision of this chapter.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Adding section 54-317, Idaho Code, to allow the Board to
investigate and discipline unlicensed individuals practicing
There is no fiscal impact on general or dedicated funds.
Name: Tana Cory
Agency: Bureau of Occupational Licenses
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