2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 12 - CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER 6 - FOREST RESOURCES AND OTHER PLANT LIFE
ARTICLE 1 - FOREST RESOURCES
PART 2 - PRACTICE OF PROFESSIONAL FORESTRY
§ 12-6-56 - Licenses -- Expiration and renewal generally; continuing forestry education requirement
. Licenses -- Expiration and renewal generally; continuing forestry education requirement
(a) Licenses shall be valid for up to two years and shall be renewable biennially on the renewal date established by the division director of the professional licensing boards division, as provided in Chapter 1 of Title 43.
(b) The board shall require persons who are licensed under this part to complete not less than six hours and not more than 20 hours of continuing forestry education as a condition of license renewal. The board shall be authorized to approve continuing forestry education courses offered by professional organizations, institutions of higher learning, qualified individuals, or specialty societies. In addition, the board shall be authorized to approve credit for meetings, presentations, or other activities considered by the board to be a form of continuing education.
(c) The board shall be authorized to waive the continuing forestry education requirement in cases of hardship or illness.
(d) The board shall be authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to ensure compliance with the requirements of this Code section.
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