|(a) A license holder is guilty of misconduct and subject
to disciplinary action if the license holder:
(1) knowingly signs or seals any engineering document
or product if its use or implementation may endanger the health, safety,
property or welfare of the public.
(2) signs or affixes a seal on any document or product
when the license is inactive or has been revoked, suspended, or has
(3) alters a sealed document without proper notification
to the responsible license holder.
(4) allows others access to his or her electronic files
containing his or her seal and/or electronic signature, unless access
is explicitly authorized for particular engineering work.
(b) A person not licensed by the board shall not use,
cause to be used, affix, or cause to be affixed or in any other manner,
regardless of the means, attach or in any way depict an engineering
seal or a representation of an engineering seal without the express
permission of the currently active licensee.
(c) A person shall not use, cause to be used, affix,
cause to be affixed, or in any other manner, regardless of the means,
attach or in any way depict a fraudulent engineering seal or a fraudulent
representation of an engineering seal.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §137.37 adopted to be effective May 20, 2004, 29 TexReg 4878; amended to be effective April 27, 2008, 33 TexReg 3267; amended to be effective December 25, 2012, 37 TexReg 9933; amended to be effective December 11, 2016, 41 TexReg 9705; amended to be effective July 3, 2022, 47 TexReg 3687