TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Soil 100 DEFINITIONS, ORGANIZATION AND PUBLIC INFORMATION

            PART Soil 101 PURPOSE AND SCOPE

                        Section Soil 101.01 Purpose and Scope

 

            PART Soil 102 DEFINITIONS

                        Section Soil 102.01 Terms Used

 

            PART Soil 103 BOARD ORGANIZATION

                        Section Soil 103.01 Duties and Responsibilities

                        Section Soil 103.02 Composition of the Board

                        Section Soil 103.03 The Chairperson and Vice Chairperson

                        Section Soil 103.04 Staff

                        Section Soil 103.05 Organization

                        Section Soil 103.06 Seal

                        Section Soil 103.07 Office Hours, Office Location, Mailing Address and Telephone

 

            PART Soil 104 PUBLIC INFORMATION

                        Section Soil 104.01 Record of Board Actions

                        Section Soil 104.02 Custodian of Records

                        Section Soil 104.03 Roster Distribution

 

            PART Soil 105 MEETINGS, DELIBERATIONS AND DECISIONS

                        Section Soil 105.01 Meetings

                        Section Soil 105.02 Quorum

                        Section Soil 105.03 Board Meeting Procedures

                        Section Soil 105.04 Procedures

                        Section Soil 105.05 Tentative Decisions

 

            PART Soil 106 APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEES

                        Section Soil 106.01 Committees

 

CHAPTER Soil 200 PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

            PART Soil 201 PURPOSE AND SCOPE

                        Section Soil 201.01 Purpose and Scope

 

            PART Soil 202 DEFINITIONS

                        Section Soil 202.01 Purpose and Scope

 

            PART Soil 203 PRESIDING OFFICER; WITHDRAWAL AND WAIVER OF RULES

                        Section Soil 203.01 Presiding Officer; Appointment; Authority

                        Section Soil 203.02 Withdrawal of Presiding Officer

                        Section Soil 203.03 Waiver or Suspension of Rules by Presiding Officer

 

            PART Soil 204 FILING, FORMAT AND DELIVERY OF DOCUMENTS

                        Section Soil 204.01 Date of Issuance or Filing

                        Section Soil 204.02 Format of Documents

                        Section Soil 204.03 Delivery of Documents

 

            PART Soil 205 TIME PERIODS

                        Section Soil 205.01 Computation of Time

 

            PART Soil 206 MOTIONS AND PLEADINGS

                        Section Soil 206.01 Motions; Objections

                        Section Soil 206.02 Pleadings

 

            PART Soil 207 NOTICE OF HEARING; APPEARANCES; PRE-HEARING CONFERENCES

                        Section Soil 207.01 Commencement of Hearing

                        Section Soil 207.02 Docket Numbers

                        Section Soil 207.03 Notice of Hearing

                        Section Soil 207.04 Appearances and Representation

                        Section Soil 207.05 Prehearing Conference

 

            PART Soil 208 ROLES OF BOARD STAFF AND COMPLAINANTS

                        Section Soil 208.01 Role of Board Staff in Enforcement or Disciplinary Hearings

                        Section Soil 208.02 Role of Complainants in Enforcement or Disciplinary Hearings

 

            PART Soil 209 INTERVENTION

                        Section Soil 209.01 Intervention

 

            PART Soil 210 POSTPONEMENT REQUESTS AND FAILURE TO ATTEND HEARING

                        Section Soil 210.01 Postponements

                        Section Soil 210.02 Failure to Attend Hearing

 

            PART Soil 211 REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION OR DOCUMENTS

                        Section Soil 211.01 Voluntary Production of Information

                        Section Soil 211.02 Motions to Compel Production of Information

                        Section Soil 211.03 Mandatory Pre-Hearing Disclosure of Witnesses and Exhibits

 

            PART Soil 212 RECORD, PROOF, EVIDENCE AND DECISIONS

                        Section Soil 212.01 Record of the Hearing

                        Section Soil 212.02 Standard and Burden of Proof

                        Section Soil 212.03 Testimony; Order of Proceeding

                        Section Soil 212.04 Evidence

                        Section Soil 212.05 Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

                        Section Soil 212.06 Closing the Record

                        Section Soil 212.07 Reopening the Record

                        Section Soil 212.08 Decisions

 

            PART Soil 213 MOTION FOR REHEARING

                        Section Soil 213.01 Purpose

                        Section Soil 213.02 Applicability

                        Section Soil 213.03 Filing and Content of Motion

                        Section Soil 213.04 Standard for Granting Motion for Rehearing

                        Section Soil 213.05 Decision on Motion for Rehearing

 

            PART Soil 214 RULEMAKING PUBLIC COMMENT HEARINGS

                        Section Soil 214.01 Purpose

                        Section Soil 214.02 Scope

                        Section Soil 214.03 Notice

                        Section Soil 214.04 Media Access

                        Section Soil 214.05 Moderator

                        Section Soil 214.06 Public Participation

 

            PART Soil 215 PETITION FOR RULEMAKING

                        Section Soil 215.01 Petition for Rulemaking

                        Section Soil 215.02 Disposition of Petition

 

            PART Soil 216 DECLARATORY RULINGS

                        Section Soil 216.01 Petitions

                        Section Soil 216.02 Action on Petitions

            PART Soil 217 EXPLANATION AFTER ADOPTION

                        Section Soil 217.01 Explanation After Adoption

 

CHAPTER Soil 300 CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

          PART Soil 301  APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Soil 301.01  Application Process

                  Section Soil 301.02  Application Forms

                  Section Soil 301.03  Fees

                  Section Soil 301.04  Application/Certification Examination Fees

                  Section Soil 301.05  Replacement Fee

                  Section Soil 301.06  Information from References for Soil Scientist Candidates

                  Section Soil 301.07  Information from References for Wetland Scientist Candidates

                  Section Soil 301.08  Additional References

 

          PART Soil 302  QUALIFICATION OF APPLICANTS

                  Section Soil 302.01  Candidates Requirements

                  Section Soil 302.02  Experience Requirements

                  Section Soil 302.03  Additional Requirements

                  Section Soil 302.04  Experience Requirements

                  Section Soil 302.05  Additional Requirements

 

          PART Soil 303  EXAMINATIONS

                  Section Soil 303.01  Examination Requirements for Soil Scientist Candidates

                  Section Soil 303.02  Examination Requirements for Wetland Scientist Candidates

                  Section Soil 303.03  Re-Examinations

 

          PART Soil 304  CREDENTIALS

                  Section Soil 304.01  Certificate

                  Section Soil 304.02  Certified Soil Scientist or Wetland Scientist Pocket Cards

                  Section Soil 304.03  Soil Scientist Seal

                  Section Soil 304.04  Wetland Scientist Seal

 

          PART Soil 305  REJECTIONS

                  Section Soil 305.01  Denial of Application

 

CHAPTER Soil 400 CONTINUED STATUS

          PART Soil 401  EXPIRATION AND RENEWALS

                  Section Soil 401.01  Renewal Notices

                  Section Soil 401.02  Renewal of Certificate

                  Section Soil 401.03  Renewal Application

 

          PART Soil 402  DISCIPLINARY MATTERS

                  Section Soil 402.01  Initiation of Disciplinary Action

                  Section Soil 402.02  Disciplinary Sanctions

                  Section Soil 402.03  Administrative Fines

                  Section Soil 402.04  Procedures for Assessing and Collecting Fines

 

          PART Soil 403  CONTINUING EDUCATION

                  Section Soil 403.01  Renewal Requirements

                  Section Soil 403.02  Continuing Education Hour Requirements

                  Section Soil 403.03  Continuing Education Hours

                  Section Soil 403.04  Record Keeping

                  Section Soil 403.05  Exemption

                  Section Soil 403.06  Waiver of Professional Development Hours Deadline

                  Section Soil 403.07  Noncompliance

                  Section Soil 403.08  Incomplete Applications or Denial of Renewal

 

CHAPTER Soil 500 ETHICAL STANDARDS

          PART Soil 501  RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

                  Section Soil 501.01  Purpose and Scope

                  Section Soil 501.02  Obligation To Obey

                  Section Soil 501.03  Standards of Conduct

 

          PART Soil 502  VOLUNTARY CERTIFICATE SURRENDER

                  Section Soil 502.01  Procedure for Surrendering Certificate

                  Section Soil 502.02  Effect of Voluntary Certificate Surrender

                  Section Soil 502.03  Voluntary Surrender When Misconduct Allegations are Pending