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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 39TEXAS BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL GEOSCIENTISTS
CHAPTER 851TEXAS BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL GEOSCIENTISTS LICENSING AND ENFORCEMENT RULES
SUBCHAPTER BP.G. LICENSING, FIRM REGISTRATION, AND GIT CERTIFICATION
RULE §851.43GIT Certification Period and Renewal

(a) An initial GIT certification is valid for one year and may be renewed annually for a period of up to eight years. Renewals after the eighth year of certification will be granted at the discretion of the Appointed Board.

(b) A GIT certificate expires at the end of the month one year from the date of issuance, and can be renewed annually if the individual:

  (1) Submits a GIT Certification Renewal Application (Form J) and pays the fee established by the Appointed Board;

  (2) Accumulates eight or more Professional Development Hours (PDH) as described in §851.32 of this chapter throughout the prior certification year to include one hour of ethics training; and

  (3) Remains in good standing with the TBPG.

(c) Upon the first renewal of a GIT certification, the GIT is exempt from the continuing education requirement.


Source Note: The provisions of this §851.43 adopted to be effective December 15, 2010, 35 TexReg 10695; amended to be effective December 11, 2014, 39 TexReg 9539; amended to be effective October 31, 2018, 43 TexReg 7140

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