Conn. Agencies Regs. § 22a-133v-1 - Definitions

Current through March 4, 2022

For the purposes of section 22a-133v-1 through 22a-133v-8, inclusive, of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies:

(a) "Accredited college or university" means a college or university which is fully accredited by a nationally recognized regional accrediting association.
(b) "Applicant" means an individual who submits an application to the Board.
(c) "Application" means an application for a license or for renewal of a license or for reinstatement of a license which was revoked.
(d) "Board" means the State Board of Examiners of Environmental Professionals established pursuant to section 22a-133v of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(e) "Client" means any person, other than an employer, who retains a licensed environmental professional to provide professional services.
(f) "College or advanced degree level course" means a course offered by an accredited college or university, provided that such course may be taken for a grade and the course meets on a regular weekly schedule on a semester, trimester or quarterly basis.
(g) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection or his designated agent.
(h) "Contingent fee arrangement" means any arrangement whereby the payment or non-payment of a fee or compensation of any kind, in whole or in part, is paid or provided to a licensed environmental professional dependent upon a specified finding or the outcome of a matter.
(i) "Course" means a body of prescribed studies taken by any means including, but not limited to, distance learning.
(j) "Day" means a calendar day.
(k) "Department" means the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
(l) "Distance learning" means structured study administered by a provider of a continuing education course as described in section 22a-133v-2(e) of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, that is based on audio, audio-visual, written, on-line, or other media, and does not include live instruction, transmitted in person or otherwise, during which the student may communicate and interact with the instructor and other students.
(m) "Distance learning provider" or "provider" is a person or organization that has been approved by the Board or a sponsor to offer continuing education in the form of distance learning courses.
(n) "Distance learning sponsor" or "sponsor" is a person or organization that has been approved by the Board to approve a provider or the number of continuing education credits to be awarded to a course offered by a provider.
(o) "Employee" means an individual who is a full or part-time staff member on the payroll of an employer.
(p) "Examination" means a licensing test administered by the State Board of Examiners of Environmental Professionals.
(q) "Hazardous waste" means hazardous waste as defined in section 22a-134 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(r) "Individual" means a natural person.
(s) "License" means a license issued by the Commissioner under section 22a-133v of the Connecticut General Statutes to provide services as a licensed environmental professional.
(t) "Licensed environmental professional" or "licensee" means an environmental professional who is licensed pursuant to section 22a-133v of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(u) "Parcel" means a piece, tract or lot of land, together with the buildings and other improvements situated thereon, a legal description of which piece, parcel, tract or lot is contained in a deed or other instrument of conveyance.
(v) "Person" means a person as defined in section 22a-423 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(w) "Individual placed on a list of environmental professionals" means an individual placed on a list of environmental professionals by the Commissioner as provided for in section 22a-133v of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(x) "Petroleum" means petroleum as defined in section 22a-449a of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(y) "Pollution" means pollution as defined in section 22a-423 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(z) "Professional services" means the providing of environmental services including, but not limited to, services relating to the investigation or remediation of the release of hazardous waste or petroleum products into soil or groundwater, preparing studies or reports regarding any such investigation or remediation, or rendering of a verification or the production of other documents pertaining to any verification by a licensed environmental professional.
(aa) "Remediate" means remediate as defined in section 22a-134 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
(bb) "Remediation standards" means sections 22a-133k-1 through 22a-133k-3, inclusive, and section 22a-133q-1 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.
(cc) "Technical advisor" means a provider of technical advice or assistance to the independent testing service that is developing or has developed the Board's licensing examination.
(dd) "Verification" means verification as defined in section 22a-134 of the Connecticut General Statutes or any written opinion which a licensed environmental professional is authorized by law to render (i) regarding an investigation, remediation, environmental land use restriction or (ii) pursuant to sections 22a-133o, 22a-133x, 22a-133y, and 22a-134a of the Connecticut General Statutes, sections 22a-133k-1 through 22a-133k-3, inclusive, and 22a-133q-1 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, or any other law, regulation, order, permit, license or approval.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 22a-133v-1
Effective June 2, 1997; Amended August 6, 2012; Amended August 7, 2015

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