GEOLOGY LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Geology Laws and Regulations
NYSCPG recommends all people interested in becoming professional geologists to understand the laws and regulations that govern the licensed individual and companies.
Education Law – Article 145
The Education law defines the profession of geology and its place within the other Design Professions of Engineering and Land Surveying. Section 7211 of the Education Law applies to the continuing education requirements.
Rules of the Board of Regents – Part 29
Part 29 of the rules deals with Unprofessional Conduct in which Section 29.1 deals with General Provisions and Section 29.3 deals specifically with the Design Professions.
The following sections provide the basis for the governing regulations for licensure of geologists and other Design Professionals.
Part 52.46 - Professional Geologist
Part 68 - Engineering Land Surveying, and Geology. Sections 68.14 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education applies to the continuing education requirements.