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09.13.06 - Board of Professional Land Surveyors - Final Regulations

FINAL ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 45, ISSUE 17,
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2018

Title 09
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION
Subtitle 13 BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYORS

09.13.06 Minimum Standards of Practice

Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article,§15-208(b)(4), Annotated Code of Maryland

Notice of Final Action
[18-108-F]

On August 1, 2018, the State Board for Professional Land Surveyors adopted amendments to Regulation .12 under COMAR 09.13.06 Minimum Standards of Practice. This action, which was proposed for adoption in 45:9 Md. R. 468 (April 27, 2018), has been adopted as proposed.

Effective Date: August 27, 2018.

JOHN METTEE, III
Chairman
State Board for Professional Land Surveyors

.12 Business Practices.
  A. — I. (text unchanged)
  J. Types of Signatures.
    (1) (text unchanged)
    (2) A digital signature described in [this section] §J(1)(b) of this regulation shall satisfy the following criteria:
      (a) It must contain an identification unique to a licensee using it, such as the licensee’s name and license number;
      (b) (text unchanged)
      (c) It must be [independently] verifiable; and
      (d) [It must be attached to an electronic document to which it is applied in such a manner that invalidates any modification of data to the document] It must be linked to the document in such a manner that any subsequent modifications to the document after the digital signature is appended to it will result in the document no longer being prepared or approved by the licensee.
    (3) Nothing in this regulation is intended to modify any of the requirements set forth in §I of this regulation.