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§ 89C‑24.  Licensure ofcorporations and business firms that engage in the practice of engineering orland surveying.

A corporation or business firmmay not engage in the practice of engineering or land surveying in this Stateunless it is licensed by the Board and has paid an application fee establishedby the Board in an amount not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00). Acorporation or business firm is subject to the same duties and responsibilitiesas an individual licensee. Licensure of a corporation or business firm does notaffect the requirement that all engineering or land surveying work done by thecorporation or business firm be performed by or under the responsible charge ofindividual registrants, nor does it relieve the individual registrants within acorporation or business firm of their design and supervision responsibilities.The Board may adopt rules regulating the operation of offices and places ofbusiness of corporations and business firms licensed under this section toensure that professional engineering and land surveying services are performedunder the supervision of licensed professional engineers and land surveyors.

This section applies to everycorporation that is engaged in the practice of engineering or land surveying,regardless of when it was incorporated. A corporation that is not exempt fromChapter 55B of the General Statutes by application of G.S. 55B‑15 must beincorporated under that Chapter. (1921, c. 1, s. 14; C.S., s. 6055(p); 1951, c. 1084,s. 1; 1969, c. 718, s. 18; 1975, c. 681, s. 1; 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 671,s. 4; 1998‑118, s. 22; 2000‑115, s. 3.)