Violation of orders
Sec. 2. A person who violates an order issued under section 1 of this chapter shall be punished for contempt of court. An order does not relieve a person who is engaged in the practice of surveying but who is not a professional surveyor from the requirement of registering under this article or exempt the person from criminal prosecution.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.178-1997, SEC.25; P.L.57-2013, SEC.79.
Sec. 3. A complaint for a violation of a provision of this chapter is sufficient if the complaint alleges that a person on a specific day:
(1) engaged in the practice of surveying in Indiana;
(2) did not have a valid certificate of registration; and
(3) was not exempt from registration.
As added by P.L.23-1991, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.57-2013, SEC.80.
Investigative fund; administration by attorney general and licensing agency; appropriation
Sec. 4. (a) The professional surveyor and surveyor intern investigative fund is established to provide funds for administering and enforcing the provisions of this article, including investigating and taking enforcement action against violators of this article. The fund shall be administered by the attorney general and the licensing agency.
(b) The expenses of administering the fund shall be paid from the money in the fund. The fund consists of money from a fee imposed upon professional surveyors and surveyor interns under IC 25-21.5-3-4(b).
(c) The treasurer of state shall invest the money in the fund not currently needed to meet the obligations of the fund in the same
manner as other public money may be invested.
(d) Money in the fund at the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund. If the total amount in the fund exceeds five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) at the end of a state fiscal year after payment of all claims and expenses, the amount that exceeds five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) reverts to the state general fund.
(e) Money in the fund is continually appropriated for use by the attorney general and the licensing agency to administer and enforce the provisions of this article and to conduct investigations and take enforcement action against persons violating the provision of this article.
As added by P.L.194-2005, SEC.66. Amended by P.L.177-2006, SEC.6; P.L.57-2013, SEC.81.