SB 61 Board for Professional Soil Scientists and Wetland Professionals.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; Board for Professional Soil Scientists and Wetland Professionals; penalty. Adds certified professional wetland delineators to the current Board for Soil Scientists. The bill also (i) establishes certification standards for "certified professional wetland delineators," (ii) prohibits a certified professional wetland delineator from performing professional engineering, landscape architecture and land surveying, and (iii) provides that any person practicing or offering to practice wetland delineation who represents himself as a certified professional wetland delineator without holding such a certificate shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2004.

Full text:
01/09/02  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/28/01 022933560  pdf | impact statement
01/17/02  Senate: Committee substitute printed 022959560-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/26/02  House: Committee substitute printed 028546872-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/12/02  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB61ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/09/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0784)  pdf

Status:
01/09/02  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/28/01 022933560
01/09/02  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/02  Senate: Reported from General Laws with sub (14-Y 0-N)
01/17/02  Senate: Committee substitute printed 022959560-S1
01/18/02  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/18/02  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
01/21/02  Senate: Read second time
01/21/02  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
01/21/02  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 022959560-S1
01/21/02  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute 022959560-S1
01/22/02  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/22/02  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (39-Y 0-N)
01/22/02  Senate: Communicated to House
01/28/02  House: Placed on Calendar
01/28/02  House: Read first time
01/28/02  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/11/02  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 4
02/26/02  House: Reported from General Laws with sub (22-Y 0-N)
02/26/02  House: Committee substitute printed 028546872-H1
02/27/02  House: Read second time
02/28/02  House: Read third time
02/28/02  House: Committee substitute agreed to 028546872-H1
02/28/02  House: Passed by for the day
03/01/02  House: Read third time
03/01/02  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 028546872-H1
03/01/02  House: Passed House with substitute (97-Y 1-N)
03/01/02  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N)
03/05/02  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/05/02  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (39-Y 0-N)
03/12/02  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB61ER)
03/18/02  Senate: Enrolled
03/18/02  House: Signed by Speaker
03/19/02  Senate: Signed by President
04/08/02  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 784 (effective - see bill)
04/09/02  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0784)