21 NCAC 21 .0302 APPLICATION PROCEDURE
(a) All applicants for licensing shall furnish the following with their applications:
(1) an official copy of their college transcript and verification of graduation sent directly from the institution to the Board;
(2) verification of experience in the practice of geology on forms provided by the Board and available on the Board's website, stating:
(A) the dates of employment;
(B) the name and contact information for the applicant's supervisor at each place of employment;
(C) a brief description of the applicant's duties and responsibilities at each place of employment; and
(D) each employer's opinion of the applicant's competency;
(3) five references as defined in Rule .0301(b) of this Section;
(4) a notarized copy of a completed application form as prescribed by the Board and available on the Board's website, stating:
(A) the applicant's name and contact information, birth date, and social security number;
(B) professional experience and education;
(C) information as to whether the applicant has ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor;
(D) a list of references,
(E) list of other licenses or registrations held by the applicant;
(F) the applicant's professional affiliations; and
(G) whether the applicant has been denied a license or certification or been subject to a disciplinary action; and
(5) the application fee as prescribed in Rule .0107 of this Chapter.
(b) Applicants for reinstatement of an expired, suspended, or inactive license or registration shall submit a reinstatement application and shall submit the fee as provided by Rule .0107 of this Chapter.
(c) Applicants for reinstatement of a revoked license or registration shall submit such information as is required by the Board to determine eligibility for reinstatement pursuant to G.S. 89E-21, such as an explanation of why the license was revoked and information showing the applicant has cured the situation that resulted in the revocation of the license or registration, and shall submit the fee as provided by Rule .0107 of this Chapter.
(d) Additional information required by the Board to approve or deny approval on any application shall be filed with the Board within 60 days of the applicant's receipt of notice to provide such information. This may include any of the applicant's written reports, maps, published articles, or other materials the Board determines are appropriate to document the applicant's experience as a geologist. Failure to submit the supplemental information requested within the time specified by this Rule may result in the Board's rejection of the application without further notice prior to such rejection. Examples of factors that may result in the rejection of an application include information that another state has revoked applicant's license to practice geology or information that an applicant by comity is unable to show that the exam taken was equivalent to that required by the Board.
History Note: Authority G.S. 89E-7; 89E-8; 89E-9; 89E-11; 89E-12; 89E-21;
Eff. February 1, 1986;
Amended Eff. April 1, 2003; April 1, 1990; April 1, 1989; March 1, 1988;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 16, 2014;
Amended Eff. June 1, 2017.