Maine Revised Statutes

§4906. Exemptions

The following persons are exempt from the license requirement imposed by this chapter: [2007, c. 402, Pt. S, §3 (AMD).]

1. Nonresident practicing less than 30 days.  A person not a resident of and having no established place of business in this State, practicing or offering to practice the profession of geologist or soil scientist when that practice does not exceed in the aggregate more than 30 days in any calendar year, provided that the person is legally qualified by registration to practice the profession in his own state or country in which the requirements and qualifications for obtaining a certificate or registration are equivalent to those specified in this chapter;
[ 1983, c. 413, §172 (AMD) .]
2. Nonresident becoming resident or persons practicing more than 30 days.  A person not a resident of and having no established place of business in this State, or who has recently become a resident thereof, practicing or offering to practice for more than 30 days in any calendar year the profession of geologist or soil scientist, if he has filed with the commission an application for a certification and has paid the fee required by this chapter. The exemption shall continue only for such time as the board requires for the consideration of the application for registration, provided that such a person is legally qualified to practice that profession in his own state or country in which the requirements and qualifications for obtaining a certificate of registration are equivalent to those specified in this chapter;
[ 1983, c. 413, §172 (AMD) .]
3. Certain employees.  An employee, associate or subordinate of a person holding a certificate of registration under this chapter, or an employee of a person exempted from registration by subsections 1 and 2; provided that the work of all such employees, associates or subordinates does not include responsible charge of work or evaluation; and
[ 1981, c. 501, §73 (AMD) .]
4. United States Government employees.  Officers and employees of the Government of the United States while engaged within this State in the practice of the profession of geologist or soil scientist for the government.
[ 1981, c. 501, §74 (AMD) .]
5. Subsurface sewage disposal. 
[ 1981, c. 501, §75 (RP) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1973, c. 558, §1 (NEW). 1975, c. 760, §§6,7 (AMD). 1979, c. 89, §2 (AMD). 1981, c. 501, §§72-75 (AMD). 1983, c. 413, §172 (AMD). 2007, c. 402, Pt. S, §3 (AMD).