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514.005  “Professional geologist” defined.  “Professional geologist” means a person who:

      1.  Possesses a baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university with at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours of course work in the science of geology and has at least 5 years of experience in the science of geology, which may include no more than 2 years of postgraduate course work in the science of geology;

      2.  Has at least 12 years of experience in the science of geology, at least 3 years of which must have been completed under the supervision of a professional geologist; or

      3.  Is currently licensed or certified as a professional geologist:

      (a) In another state; or

      (b) By a national nonprofit geological organization with members in at least 10 states who are licensed or certified,

Ê if the requirements for his or her current licensure or certification included requirements at least equal to those set forth in either subsection 1 or 2.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 2978)