Florida

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Registration Status:

Practice Regulation

Effective Date:

1988

Exemptions:

None

ASBOG® Membership:

Member Board

Update:

Geologist in Training Registration (GIT) - Senate Bill 404, which establishes a Geologist in Training Registration (GIT) in the state of Florida, took effect January 1, 2015. The law allows applicants to take the fundamentals portion of the geology licensure examination and be registered as a Geologist In Training. Applicants must be in their final year or have graduated with at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours from an approved geology curriculum. For details on the law please go to http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2014/0404/BillText/er/html and review the application for additional requirements or call (850) 487-1395.

State Contact:

Donald Shaw

Title:

Government Analysist II

Address:

Florida Board of Professional Geologists
1940 North Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL  32399-0764

Phone/Fax:

(850) 717-1411 (850) 922-2918

E-mail

donald.shaw@myfloridalicense.com

Web site

www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/geolo/index.html

Board Composition:

Eight members: Five professional geologists, two lay persons, and the State Geologist

Requirements:

Education: Degree in Geology or related field, plus 30 semester hours of geological courses
Experience: Five years
Examination: ASBOG®
First ASBOG® Examination: March 1999
Continuing Education: No

Grandfathering:

No

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Applicants must meet Florida minimum requirements, must have taken and passes an examination with a minimum score of 70%, and must have a current license.

Registrant count:

PGs:

1,860 Delinquent: 86

Information updated::

February 1, 2016


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Georgia

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Registration Status:

Practice Regulation

Effective Date:

1975

Exemptions:

None

ASBOG® Membership:

Member Board

Update:

State Contact:

Ava Walker

Title:

Licensure Analyst, Trade 1

Address:

Office of the Secretary of State
Professional Licensing Boards Division
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858

Phone/Fax:

(478) 207-1479 (866) 888-9718

E-mail

awalker@sos.ga.gov

Web site

www.sos.state.ga.us

Board Composition:

Seven members: Six geologists with the State Geologists as ex-officio, and one public member

Requirements:

Education: Degree in geology, engineering geology or geological engineering with a major in either of those subjects and 45 quarter hours of geology courses, 36 of  these hours in the third or fourth year or on the graduate level; or equivalent semester hours
Experience: Seven years with a minimum of three years experience under registered geologist supervision or other, as board would accept. Each year of undergraduate study counts as one-half year experience, not to exceed two years and each graduate year counts as one year experience not to exceed two years, for a total of four years
Examination: ASBOG®
First ASBOG® Examination: April 1996
Continuing Education: No

Grandfathering:

No

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Applications evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Registrant count:

PGs:

2089

Information updated::

August 30, 2016

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Hawaii

Registration Status:

No registration, certification, or definition activity

Effective Date:

N/A

Exemptions:

ASBOG® Membership:

No

Update:

A bill in the Legislature to license geologists was killed. It may be introduced this year.

State Contact:

William J. Alia, Jr.

Title:

Chairperson

Address:

Department of Land and Natural Resources
Kalanimoku Building, 1151 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI  96813

Phone/Fax:

(808) 587-0040 (808) 587-0390

E-mail

dlnr@hawaii.gov

Web site

http://dlnr.hawaii.gov

Board Composition:

N/A

Requirements:

Education:
Experience:
Examination:
Continuing Education:

Grandfathering:

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Registrant count:

PGs:

GITs:

Information updated::

November 1, 2014

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