(a) Any person who practices, offers to practice, or holds oneself out as authorized
and qualified to practice professional engineering, architecture, land surveying,
or landscape architecture in the State, except as provided in sections 464-3 and 464-5; or who uses the title “engineer”, “architect”, “land surveyor” or “landscape architect”,
or any title, sign, card, or device to indicate that such person is practicing professional
engineering, architecture, land surveying, or landscape architecture, or is a professional
engineer, architect, land surveyor, or landscape architect, without having first acquired
a license in accordance with this chapter and without having a valid unexpired license;
or who uses or attempts to use as the person's own the seal, certificate or license
of another, or who falsely impersonates any duly licensed practitioner hereunder,
or who uses or attempts to use an expired, suspended, or revoked license shall be
fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
(b) Any corporation or copartnership which advertises that it furnishes architectural,
engineering, land surveying, or landscape architectural services in the making of
plans or specifications or in the construction of any building or other structure,
without first complying with section 464-12; or any corporation or copartnership which furnishes or offers to furnish architectural,
engineering, land surveying, or landscape architectural services for the construction
of any building, structure, project, or utility in the State, without first complying
with section 464-12, shall be fined not more than $1,000. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, persons, corporations, or copartnerships
working on structures exempted in section 464-13 shall not be affected by this subsection.
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