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§30-13A-1. Legislative findings; license required to practice.
The practice of surveying and underground surveying involves special knowledge in mathematics and physical and applied sciences and specific knowledge in the principles and methods of surveying and underground surveying, which knowledge can only be acquired through education and practical experience in surveying and underground surveying. Land surveying and underground surveying involve precise practices and should only be performed by a person who has specific training in surveying or underground surveying.

Therefore, the Legislature finds that to protect the public interest and to provide for the regulation of surveying and underground surveying in this state, a person must have a license, as provided in this article, to practice as a surveyor in the state of West Virginia and a person must have a surveyor's license and an endorsement, as provided in this article, to practice as an underground surveyor in the state of West Virginia.