§ 3617 Exemptions.
(a) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent persons engaged solely in teaching the science of geology from continuing to engage in the act of teaching the science of geology;
(b) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent the practice of geology by persons working under the direct supervision of a Delaware licensed geologist; such licensed geologist shall be responsible for the activities of unlicensed persons practicing geology in this State. The supervising licensed geologist shall inform the Board of the unlicensed practice of geology.
§ 3618 Penalty.
A person not currently licensed as a geologist under this chapter, when guilty of engaging in the practice of geology, or using in connection with that person's name, or otherwise assuming or using any title or description conveying, or tending to convey the impression that the person is qualified to practice geology, such offender shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Upon the first offense, the person shall be fined not less than $500 nor more than $1,000 for each offense. For a second or subsequent conviction, the fine shall be not less than $1,000 nor more than $2,000 for each offense. Justice of the Peace Court shall have jurisdiction over all violations of this chapter.
§ 3619 Seal.
Every geologist licensed in this State shall have a seal of a design authorized by the Board by regulation. All technical submissions prepared by such geologist, or under that geologist's direct supervision, shall be stamped with the impression of that geologist's seal. No licensed geologist shall impress that geologist's seal on any technical submission unless it has been prepared under that geologist's direct supervision.