PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
54-2801. Short title — Declaration of policy. (1) This chapter shall be known as the "Idaho Professional Geologists Act."
(2) In order to safeguard life, health, and property, and to promote the public welfare, the practice of geology in this state is hereby declared to be subject to regulation in the public interest. It shall be unlawful for any person to practice, or offer to practice, geology for others in this state, as defined in the provisions of this chapter, or to use in connection with his name or otherwise assume, or advertise any title or description tending to convey the impression that he is a geologist, unless such person has been duly registered or is otherwise exempted under the provisions of this chapter. The right to engage in the practice of geology shall be deemed a personal right, based on the qualifications of the individual as evidenced by the certificate of registration, and shall not be transferable.
[54-2801, added 1971, ch. 137, sec. 1, p. 576; am. 2008, ch. 249, sec. 1, p. 731.]