N.Y. Educ. Law § 7210

Current through 2022 NY Law Chapter 200
Section 7210 - Certificates of authorization
1. Domestic or foreign professional service corporations, design professional service corporations, professional service limited liability companies, foreign professional service limited liability companies, registered limited liability partnerships, New York registered foreign limited liability partnerships, partnerships and joint enterprises specified in subdivision four of section seventy-two hundred nine of this article, provided each of the foregoing entities is authorized to provide professional engineering , land surveying or professional geology services and general business corporations authorized to provide professional engineering or land surveying services pursuant to subdivision six of section seventy-two hundred nine of this article may offer to provide or provide professional engineering , land surveying or professional geology services only after obtaining a certificate of authorization from the department. Except as otherwise authorized by statute, rule or regulation, other business entities are not authorized to offer or provide professional engineering , land surveying or professional geology services and may not obtain certificates of authorization provided that nothing contained herein shall prohibit an individual who is licensed to practice professional engineering , land surveying or professional geology under this article from obtaining a certificate of authorization upon application and payment of the appropriate fees provided for under this section.
2. Upon application a certificate of authorization shall be issued by the department to all individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, partnerships and joint enterprises specified in subdivision one of this section and which are authorized to provide professional engineering or land surveying services and pay the appropriate fee.
3. A "certificate of authorization" shall authorize such individual, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, partnership or joint enterprise to provide professional engineering or land surveying services for three years from the date of issuance subject to, as otherwise prescribed by law, the supervision of the regents of the university of the state of New York including the power to discipline and impose penalties in the same manner and to the same extent as is provided with respect to individuals and their licenses and registration pursuant to this title.
4. An application, triennial renewal, delinquent or replacement certificate fee must accompany the "certificate of authorization" request in the amount shown below. A business entity that fails to renew its certificate of authorization before the expiration date shall be required to pay the additional delinquent fee for late filing of ten dollars for each full month it has practiced after the expiration of its certificate of authorization.

Application fee and first triennial certificate of authorization -

$125.00;

Triennial renewal fee - $75.00;

Delinquent fee - $10.00 per month of practice without a certificate of authorization;

Replacement certificate fee - $10.00.

All checks shall be made payable to the state department of education, state of New York and submitted to the department. If a business enterprise is not eligible to receive a "certificate of authorization", the fee will be retained to cover the costs of processing. Triennial renewal fees for all "certificates of authorization" are due and payable on or before the filing date of each triennial registration period.

5. The department shall compile a registry of the holders of all certificates of authorization. Such registry shall include the name and address of all registrants, state whether a certificate of authorization has been issued, denied, suspended, or revoked, and disclose whether the certificate is current or expired. Access to the registry shall be made available electronically without cost. A record search of the registry may be obtained in person or by mail provided that a fee of ten dollars shall be paid for each putative registrant.

N.Y. Educ. Law § 7210

Amended by New York Laws 2014, ch. 475,Sec. 10, eff. 11/21/2016.