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S*0607 (Rat #0484, Act #0440 of 1988) General Bill, By Senate General
    A Bill to amend Section 40-3-10, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to definitions for registration of architects, so as to define "professional degree" and "responsible change"; to amend Section 40-3-60, relating to qualifications for sitting the licensure examination, so as to provide that after June 30, 1993, applicants retain credit for divisions of the exam that they passed for four years from the date of the examination after which these divisions must be retaken, to provide that a professional degree is equivalent to five years' work experience, to require examination applicants after June 30, 1993, to meet the experience requirements of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, to provide that applicants once qualified to stand the exam do not lose eligibility because of changes in experience requirements; to amend Section 40-3-80, relating to the examination application fee, so as to allow the Board of Architectural Examiners to set a fee not exceeding one hundred dollars; to amend Section 40-3-90, relating to the annual renewal fee, so as to increase the penalty for late payment; to amend Section 40-3-100, relating to requirements for the practice of architecture by architectural firms, so as to provide for certificates of authorization for firms to contract for and collect fees for architectural services and to establish the requirements for the certificates; to amend Section 40-3-110, relating to the required use of the architect's seal, so as to clarify the definition of architect; to amend Section 40-3-120, relating to disciplinary hearings, so as to revise the procedure governing disciplinary hearings and to authorize the Board to impose a civil penalty not exceeding two thousand dollars for each violation and ten thousand dollars for all violations; to amend the 1976 Code by adding Sections 40-3-125 and 40-3-180 so as to authorize the Board to revise or suspend the certificate of authorization of a firm and impose a civil penalty not to exceed two thousand dollars for each violation and ten thousand dollars for all violations and to require authorities issuing building permits to verify that the architect who sealed the architectural plans and specifications is registered in this State and to provide exemptions.-amended title
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04/01/87Senate Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference SJ-1106
04/02/87Senate Read second time SJ-1156
04/07/87Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-1179
04/08/87House Introduced and read first time HJ-1672
04/08/87House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-1673
03/09/88House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-1826
03/16/88House Objection by Rep. Arthur, EB McLeod, Jones & Gordon HJ-2148
03/17/88House Objection withdrawn by Rep. Arthur, Jones & Gordon HJ-2168
03/17/88House Amended HJ-2169
03/17/88House Read second time HJ-2170
03/17/88House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-2170
03/18/88House Read third time HJ-2179
03/18/88House Returned HJ-2179
03/24/88Senate Concurred in House amendment and enrolled SJ-3
04/12/88 Ratified R 484
04/18/88 Signed By Governor
04/18/88 Effective date 04/18/88
04/18/88 Act No. 440
04/25/88 Copies available

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