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WAC 196-16-031

Comity—Registration of applicants qualified in other jurisdictions.

(1) Applicants for registration as a land surveyor by comity must meet the following criteria:
(a) The applicant must complete an application on forms provided by the board and filed with the executive director at the board's address accompanied by the appropriate fee pursuant to WAC 196-26A-035;
(b) The applicant's qualifications meet the requirements of chapter 18.43 RCW and this chapter;
(c) The applicant is in good standing with the licensing agency in a state, territory, possession, district, or foreign country. Good standing shall be defined as a currently valid license in the jurisdiction of original registration or the jurisdiction of most recent practice, if different from the jurisdiction of original registration; and
(d) The applicant has been qualified by a written examination determined by the board to adequately test the fundamentals and principles and practice of land surveying and whose experience includes WAC 196-16-010 (2)(a) through (f).
(2) The applicant will be required to pass examinations to demonstrate competency in land surveying issues important to Washington, and law and ethics. Comity applicants will not be required to take the fundamentals-of-land surveying and full principles and practice examinations administered by the board.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.43 and 18.235 RCW. WSR 04-04-001, § 196-16-031, filed 1/21/04, effective 2/21/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.43.035. WSR 96-11-086, § 196-16-031, filed 5/14/96, effective 7/1/96; WSR 93-01-081, § 196-16-031, filed 12/15/92, effective 1/15/93; WSR 91-23-111, § 196-16-031, filed 11/20/91, effective 12/21/91; WSR 89-05-021 (Order PM 820), § 196-16-031, filed 2/10/89; WSR 84-04-027 (Order PL 454), § 196-16-031, filed 1/25/84; WSR 82-01-064 (Order 81-10), § 196-16-031, filed 12/18/81; Order PL-115, § 196-16-031, filed 11/24/71.]
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