(a)  Formation in Other States.  Corporations and Limited Liability Companies formed in other states may be granted Certificates of Registration for the practice of geology in this State on the receipt by the Board of a completed application as specified in Rules .0301 and .0302 of this Chapter and the payment of the appropriate application fee indicated in Rule .0107 of this Chapter.  In addition to the other requirements as set out in G.S. 89E-12, foreign corporations and limited liability companies must, prior to registration, receive from the Secretary of State of North Carolina a Certificate of Authority to transact business within the State.

(b)  Designated Individuals.  Foreign corporations and limited liability companies shall be permitted to practice geology within the State of North Carolina provided that the corporation or limited liability company must designate at least one geologist who is licensed by the State of North Carolina to be in responsible charge for the firm's practice of geology within the State of North Carolina.


History Note:        Authority G.S.; 55B-16; 57C-2-01; 89E-5; 89E-12;

Eff. January 1, 1992;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2003;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 16, 2014.