Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 256
Geology, Water Resources and Geodetic Survey
Section 256.456

August 28, 2014


Geology work to be performed under supervision of registered geologist, when--reports, supervised by registered geologist--prohibited designations, when--penalty.

256.456. 1. Except as provided in section 256.471, no person, firm, or corporation shall engage in the practice of geology affecting public health, safety and welfare unless the work is performed by or under the supervision of a registered geologist. All work so performed shall be signed and sealed by the registered geologist in responsible charge.

2. No person shall prepare any geologic report or geologic portion of a report required by or supporting compliance with municipal, county, state, or federal laws, orders, ordinances or regulations which incorporates or is based on a geologic study or on geologic data unless the geologic report or geologic portion of the report is prepared by or under the supervision of a registered geologist as evidenced by the registered geologist's signature and seal.

3. No person who is not registered by the board to perform geologic work in Missouri may use the designation of "registered geologist".

4. No person who is not recognized by the board as geologist-registrant in-training may use the designation of "geologist-registrant in-training".

5. Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be guilty of a class B misdemeanor.

(L. 1994 S.B. 649)


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