Maryland Rules And Laws

Quiz Questions

   
1. If your license expires between October 1, 2012 and September 30, 2013. You are required to report that you have completed at least a total of 12 PDH units
       
    True
    False
       
2.

Your 12 PDH units is as follow:

  • A total of 12 PDH units.
  • A minimum of 9 PDH units in Category A programs; and
  • A maximum of 3 PDH units in Category B programs.
  • The entire 12 units may be credited in Category A.
       
    True
    False
       
3. Excess PDH units reported for a renewal during the phase-in period cannot be carried forward.
       
    True
    False
       
4.

On your next renewal, you will be required to have completed at least a total of 24 PDH units, as follows:

  • A total of 24 PDH units.
  • A minimum of 18 PDH units in Category A programs, including a minimum of 1 PDH unit in
  • content areas related to the standards of practice or care, laws and regulations applicable
  • to the practice of engineering in Maryland, or professional engineering ethics; and
  • A maximum of 6 PDH units in Category B programs.
  • The entire 24 units may be credited in Category A.
       
    True
    False
       
5. In every renewal period Maryland professional engineers should take at least 1 PDH in Maryland rules and laws which would be considered a course in Category A.
       
    True
    False
       
6. A licensee shall make every reasonable effort to protect the safety, health, property, and welfare of the public. If the licensee's professional judgment is overruled under circumstances when the safety, health, property, or welfare of the public is endangered, the licensee shall inform the employer or client of the possible consequences.
       
    True
    False
       
7.

Which one of the following statements is correct?

A. A licensee may not either offer or make any payment or gift to a government official, whether elected or appointed, with the intent of influencing the official's judgment in connection with a prospective or existing project in which the licensee is interested.

B. A licensee may not either offer or make any gifts, other than gifts of nominal value including, for example, reasonable entertainment and hospitality, with the intent of influencing the judgment of an existing or prospective client in connection with a project in which the licensee is interested.

C. A licensee may not engage in conduct involving fraud or wanton disregard of the rights of others.

D. A licensee may not assist the application for licensure of a person known by the licensee to be unqualified in respect to education, training, experience, or character.

       
    Only A & B
    All of the Above
       
8.

A. A licensee may sign and seal plans, specifications, drawings, reports, or other documents that are required to be signed and sealed pursuant to the Business Occupations and Professions Article, §14-403, Annotated Code of Maryland, only if the following requirements are met:

  • The licensee is competent in the subject matter of those documents by virtue of education or experience, or both; and
  • The licensee either:
    (a) Personally prepared the documents, or
    (b) Approved the documents.

B. Definition. For purposes of A(2)(b) of this regulation, the term "approved" means that the licensee satisfied the following criteria:

  • Had technical knowledge and responsible control over the content of technical submissions during their preparation; and
  • Performed substantive review and had authority to make revisions with regard to the preparation of submissions described in this regulation.

C. A licensee may complete, correct, revise, or add to the work performed by another licensee when engaged to do so by a client, if the following requirements are met:

  • The client furnishes the documentation of the work submitted to the client by the first licensee;
  • The first licensee, if still engaged in a business of providing engineering services, is notified in writing by the second licensee of the engagement referred to in this section immediately upon acceptance of the engagement; and
  • The second licensee signs, seals, and is responsible for the completions, corrections, revisions, or additions that the second licensee made.

D. Nothing in C of this regulation is intended to relieve the first licensee from any liability that the first licensee is deemed to assume for work performed by the first licensee pursuant to the requirements set forth in this regulation.

       
    True
    False
       
9. A licensee shall respond to the Board in writing within 20 days of receipt of a written communication directed to the licensee by the Board. Failure to respond as required by this regulation may be considered by the Board to be a violation of Business Occupations and Professions Article, §14-317(a)(1)(iv), Annotated Code of Maryland.
       
    True
    False
       
10. A licensee who wishes to reinstate a license after failing to complete the CPC requirements shall fulfill past due CPC requirements for the immediately preceding CPC reporting periods up to 48 PDH units and pay all applicable fees.
       
    True
    False
       
11.

An individual who elected to receive retired status license shall be exempt from the compliance with the CPC requirements. In the event such individual elects to have the license reactivated, the individual shall fulfill past due CPC requirements up to 48 PDH units.

       
    True
    False
       
12. A licensee who maintains current licenses in the State of Maryland both as a professional engineer and as a professional land or property line surveyor shall comply with the CPC requirements set forth in COMAR 09.13.08 applicable to licensed professional land or property line surveyors, except that a minimum of 1/3 of the units earned shall be gained from the qualifying programs on an engineering subject as set forth in Regulation .04 of this chapter.
       
    True
    False