Rules & Statutes

2017 Rule Review

Pursuant to the Executive Order 17-03 the Missouri Board of Geologists Registration will be conducting a full review of all its rules. The Board will be taking public comments on portions of its rules during its August 2, 2017, and November 15, 2017 meetings.

Also, public comments can be submitted online ( until December 15, 2017.

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Please refer to statute 256.453 to 256.483 for the Board of Geologist statutes.

256.456.Geology work to be performed under supervision of registered geologist, when--reports, supervised by registered geologist--prohibited designations, when--penalty.
256.459.Board of geologist registration created--members, qualifications, appointment--public members--terms--bond not required--attorney general to represent board--expenses, reimbursement, compensation, rules authorized.
256.462.Meetings of board--officers--rules--examinations, preparation of--certificates of registration, issuance of, code of professional conduct--suspension, revocation of certificate, when--specialty fields, board may recognize.
256.465.Fund, established--fees to be set by board, limit.
256.468.Application for certification, contents, requirements--examination required--geologist-registrant in-training, designation--board, powers and duties.
256.471.Exempt activities.
256.474.Failure to abide by requirements, board may reprimand.
256.477.Prohibited activities, penalties--board to revoke certificate, when.
256.480.Complaints, board shall investigate, procedures--board may issue order, powers--appeal of order or action of board.
256.483.Alteration of document prohibited, when, penalty--false evidence or testimony, penalty--action under expired certificate of , penalty.