Minnesota

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Registration Status:

Practice Regulation

Effective Date:

1995; signed May 22, 1995

Exemptions:

None

ASBOG® Membership:

Member Board

Update:

State Contact:

Leama Sather

Title:

Executive Director

Address:

Board of AELSLAGID
85 East 7th Place, Suite 160
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone/Fax:

(651) 757-1518 (651) 297-5310

E-mail:

leama.sather@state.mn.us

Web site:

www.aelslagid.state.mn.us

Board Composition:

Geoscientists, Geologists and Soil Scientists are included in an existing board of licensure which consists of three architects, six engineers, three interior designers, two landscape architects, two land surveyors, one geologist, one soil scientist and five public members.

Requirements:

Education: Graduation from an approved geology curriculum or equivalent.
Experience: Five years, progressive and varied in geology.
Examination: ASBOG®
First ASBOG® Examination: April 1998
Continuing Education: Continuing Education in effect since August 1, 1999. Licensees must obtain 24 PDH before license renewal every two years. Effective 8/1/2104: The Board requires that 2 PDHs of the 24 PDHs must be in the field of Professional Ethics.

Grandfathering:

Ended August 5, 1998

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

The Board accepts comity with other Member Boards, provided the applicant meets the requirements of the Minnesota Board Statutes and Rules, at the time of initial licensure.

Registrant count:

PGs:

559

GITs:

77

Information updated::

February 1, 2016
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Mississippi

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Registration Status:

Practice Regulation
(view the law at http://www.msbrpg.ms.gov/MSBRPG Documents/2006.pdf)

Effective Date:

July 1, 1997

Exemptions:

Petroleum geologists performing exploration and development and those who do not impact the public's health, safety, or welfare

ASBOG® Membership:

Member Board

Update:

State Contact:

Rick L. Ericksen, R.P.G.

Title:

Executive Director

Address:

P.O. Box 22742
Jackson, MS 39225-2742

Phone/Fax:

(601) 354-6370  

E-mail

geology@msbrpg.state.ms.us

Web site

www.msbrpg.state.ms.us

Board Composition:

Five geologists. One at-large and one each from the following sectors; government, mining/extractive, mineral industry, geotechnical/environmental, academia.

Requirements:

Education: Degree in geology with 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours
Experience: Four years of qualifying experience
Examination: ASBOG®
First ASBOG® Examination: March 1999
Continuing Education: Voluntary program in place

Grandfathering:

Ended December 1998

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Agreements with Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia and Texas

Registrant count:

PGs:

593

GITs:

23

Information updated::

February 1, 2016
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Missouri

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Registration Status:

Practice Regulation

Effective Date:

1994

Exemptions:

Subordinates if not responsible charge, federal government geologists employed in that capacity, geology work not public health, safety, and welfare

ASBOG® Membership:

Member Board

Update:

Also has partial certification that includes soil scientists and septic tank installation through the State Department of Health

State Contact:

Pamela Groose

Title:

Executive Director

Address:

Board of Geologist Registration
P.O. Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO  65102-1335

Phone/Fax:

(573) 526-7625 (573) 526-0661

E-mail:

pam.groose@pr.mo.gov

Web site:

www.pr.mo.gov/geologists

Board Composition:

Five geologists, two public members, and State Geologist as ex-officio member

Requirements:

Education:

Applicant shall have graduated from a course of study satisfactory to the Board which includes at least 30 semester/45 quarter hours of credit in geology

Experience: Three years as responsible charge accrued under a registered geologist.
Examination: ASBOG®
First ASBOG® Examination: September 1996
Continuing Education: No

Grandfathering:

Ended October 1995

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

No cooperative licensure, but has a reciprocity statute. Licenses granted by reciprocity but via statute not agreements with other states.

Registrant count:

PGs:

827

GRITs:

17

Information updated::

February 1, 2016
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Montana

Registration Status:

None

Effective Date:

Exemptions:

ASBOG® Membership:

No

Update:

There are additional efforts to bring about registration, but still nothing of note.

State Contact:

John J. Metesh, Ph.D., PG

Title:

Director/State Geologist

Address:

Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology
Montana Tech of the University of Montana
1300 West Park Street
Butte, MT  59701-8997

Phone/Fax:

(406) 496-4159  

E-mail:

jmetesh@mtech.edu

Web site:

www.mbmg.mtech.edu

Board Composition:

Requirements:

Education :
Experience :
Examination :
Continuing Education :

Grandfathering :

Cooperative Licensure - (Comity/Reciprocity):

Registrant count:

PGs:

GITs:

Information updated:: :

November 1, 2014
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