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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 471
ENGINEERING
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F.S. 471.021
471.021 Engineers and firms of other states; temporary certificates to practice in Florida.
(1) Upon approval of the board and payment of the fee set in s. 471.011, the management corporation shall issue a temporary license for work on one specified project in this state for a period not to exceed 1 year to an engineer holding a certificate to practice in another state, provided Florida licensees are similarly permitted to engage in work in such state and provided that the engineer be qualified for licensure by endorsement.
(2) Upon approval by the board and payment of the fee set in s. 471.011, the management corporation shall issue a temporary certificate of authorization for work on one specified project in this state for a period not to exceed 1 year to an out-of-state corporation, partnership, or firm, provided one of the principal officers of the corporation, one of the partners of the partnership, or one of the principals in the fictitiously named firm has obtained a temporary license in accordance with subsection (1).
(3) The application for a temporary license shall constitute appointment of the Department of State as an agent of the applicant for service of process in any action or proceeding against the applicant arising out of any transaction or operation connected with or incidental to the practice of engineering for which the temporary license was issued.
History.ss. 9, 42, ch. 79-243; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 14, 15, ch. 89-30; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 142, ch. 92-149; s. 8, ch. 2000-372; s. 24, ch. 2002-299.