NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: This administrative
regulation establishes the requirements for the granting of temporary
permission to engage in the public practice of geology.
(1) A temporary permit to engage in the
public practice of geology may be granted to an applicant who has completed all
of the requirements for registration except the examination and has applied for
registration under the provisions of this chapter.
(2) The temporary permit shall allow the
applicant to engage in the public practice of geology under the supervision of
a person credentialed by the board as a registered geologist.
(3) The request for a temporary permit shall
be accompanied by a letter from the supervising registered geologist
acknowledging the responsibility for supervision and for the practice of the
person holding the temporary permit.
(4) No registered geologist may serve as the
supervisor of record for more than two (2) persons holding a temporary permit
at any one (1) time.
Supervision during the period of temporary permission to practice shall be a
minimum of one (1) hour of individual, face-to-face supervision per
(6) The temporary permit
shall be valid until the applicant for registration is issued or denied
registration under the provisions of KRS Chapter 322A, but in no instance shall
the temporary permit extend for more than sixty (60) days following the second
examination offered after the applicant has applied for registration.
(7) No more than one (1) temporary permit
shall be granted for any applicant for registration.