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09.18.01.00.htm 09.18.01.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 18 BOARD OF CERTIFIED INTERIOR DESIGNERS Chapter 01 General Regulations Authority: Business Regulation Article, §2-106.1 and 2-106.2; Business Occupations and Professions Article, §8-101, 8-206, 8-207, 8-302―8-305, 8-307, and 8-309; Annotated Code of Maryland
09.18.01.01.htm 09.18.01.01. 01 Purpose.. This chapter is intended to carry out the provisions of Business Regulation Article, §2-106.1 and 2.106.2, Annotated Code of Maryland, and Business Occupations and Professions Article, Title 8, Annotated Code of Maryland. In particular, it is intended to set various fees in order to cover the actual documented direct and indirect costs of fulfilling the statutory and regulatory duties of the State Board of Architects, the State Board of Certified
09.18.01.02.htm 09.18.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meaning indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the State Board of Certified Interior Designers.. 2) "Certificate fee" means the fee paid by an applicant or certificate holder, as applicable, in connection with the issuance and renewal of a certificate and the issuance of a reciprocal certificate.3) "Design boards" means collectively the:. a) State Board of Architects;. b) Board;.
09.18.01.03.htm 09.18.01.03. 03 Fees and Costs.. A. The Secretary and the design boards have agreed to average their direct and indirect costs, based on the calculation of costs performed by the Secretary in consultation with the design boards. Based on these calculations, the Board sets the following fees:1) Certificate fee ― $76.50;. 2) Nonrefundable initial application fee payable in connection with:. a) An application for certificate ― $35;. b) An application for certificate by reciprocity ― $50;.
09.18.01.9999.htm 09.18.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulation .01 adopted as an emergency provision effective January 31, 1994 (21:4 Md. R. 272) emergency status extended at 21:11 Md. R. 948; adopted permanently effective August 15, 1994 (21:16 Md. R. 1382)Regulation .01 amended effective July 17, 1995 (22:14 Md. R. 1052) ―. Regulation .01 repealed and new Regulations .01―03 adopted as an emergency provision effective July 1, 2003 (30:14 Md. R. 932) adopted permanently eff
09.18.02.00.htm 09.18.02.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 18 BOARD OF CERTIFIED INTERIOR DESIGNERS Chapter 02 Code of Ethics Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, §8-206(b) Annotated Code of Maryland
09.18.02.01.htm 09.18.02.01. 01 Purpose.. The primary obligation of a certified interior designer when performing interior design services is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public.
09.18.02.02.htm 09.18.02.02. 02 Responsibility to the Public.. A. In rendering professional services, a certified interior designer shall comply in all respects with applicable laws and regulations pertaining to the practice of interior design.B. A certified interior designer may not engage in any form of false or misleading advertising or promotional activities, including, but not limited to, the falsification or misrepresentation of the work of a certified interior designer or of another
09.18.02.03.htm 09.18.02.03. 03 Responsibility to the Client.. A. A certified interior designer shall undertake to perform professional assignments only if the certified interior designer, together with the certified interior designer's consultants, is qualified, by training, education, and experience to perform required services.B. A certified interior designer may not divulge any confidential information about the client or the client's project, unless the certified interior designer reasonably belie
09.18.02.04.htm 09.18.02.04. 04 Responsibility to Other Certified Interior Designers.. A. A certified interior designer shall pursue all professional endeavors with honesty, integrity, fairness, and professionalism.B. A certified interior designer may not initiate, participate, or engage in an activity that may reasonably result in interference in the performance by another certified interior designer of a contractual or professional relationship with a client or an unjust injury to another certified interior
09.18.02.05.htm 09.18.02.05. 05 Responsibility to the Profession.. A. A certified interior designer shall adhere to and maintain standards of professional and personal conduct that reflect in a responsible manner on the profession.B. In addition to requirements set forth in the law and regulations governing certified interior designers, a certified interior designer shall seek to continually upgrade professional knowledge and competency with respect to the interior design profession.C. A certified interior d
09.18.02.06.htm 09.18.02.06. 06 Sealing Requirements.. A. A certificate holder may sign and seal plans, specifications, drawings, reports, or any other interior design documents that are required to be signed and sealed under Business Occupations and Professions Article, §8-403, Annotated Code of Maryland, only if the following requirements are met:1) The certificate holder is competent in the subject matter of the documents by reason of education or experience or both; and2) The certificate holder either:.
09.18.02.07.htm 09.18.02.07. 07 Failure to Respond.. A certificate holder shall respond to the Board in writing within 30 days of receipt of a written communication directed to the certificate holder 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, 8-310 (a)1)vi) Annotated Code of Maryland.
09.18.02.9999.htm 09.18.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 17, 1995 (22:14 Md. R. 1052). Regulation .06 adopted effective December 12, 2002 (29:24 Md. R. 1919). Regulation .07 adopted effective June 13, 2011 (38:12 Md. R. 704).
09.18.03.00.htm 09.18.03.00. Title 09 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION Subtitle 18 BOARD OF CERTIFIED INTERIOR DESIGNERS Chapter 03 Continuing Education Authority: Business and Professions Article, §8-206(a) and 8-308, Annotated Code of Maryland
09.18.03.01.htm 09.18.03.01. 01 Purpose.. The State legislature has determined that it will be in the best interest of the public to require certified interior designers to comply with continuing education requirements as a prerequisite to the renewal of a certificate (the "certificate" issued by the Board of Certified Interior Designers (the "Board"
09.18.03.02.htm 09.18.03.02. 02 Definitions.. A. Approved Continuing Education Course.. 1) "Approved continuing education course" means a continuing education course approved by the Board. In order to qualify as the approved continuing education course, the continuing education course shall:a) Meet the criteria established by these regulations; and. b) Be submitted in an outline form acceptable to the Board at least 2 months in advance of any regularly scheduled Board meeting in order to be consid
09.18.03.03.htm 09.18.03.03. 03 Requirements.. A. A certified interior designer shall complete a minimum of 1 CEU in two or more approved continuing education courses during each 2-year certificate term.B. As a part of 1 CEU required under §A(1) of this regulation, a certified interior designer shall complete at least 1 hour of study in a course that fulfills the following requirements:1) The subject matter of the course outlines the principles of sustainable design;. 2) The course has been ap
09.18.03.04.htm 09.18.03.04. 04 Determination of Value.. A. Each hour of attendance or instruction of the approved continuing education course shall equal 1/10th of 1 CEU.B. Credits for the approved continuing education courses shall be based upon the number of hours of attendance or instruction.C. College courses taken for academic credit qualify only if approved pursuant to these regulations. Credit for completed and approved college courses may vary, but in any event may not exceed eight-tenths of 1 CEU.
09.18.03.05.htm 09.18.03.05. 05 Determination of Credits.. A. The Board shall have the final authority with regard to the approval of courses, sponsors, credit, value for courses, and other matters related to the continuing education requirements. Selection of the approved continuing education courses from the list formulated by the Board is a responsibility of a certificate holder. The list of approved continuing education courses may be amended by the Board at any time the Board finds appropriate. Cred
09.18.03.06.htm 09.18.03.06. 06 Reporting and Record Keeping.. A. An applicant for certificate renewal shall provide to the Board a signed statement, under penalty of perjury, on an appropriate form supplied by the Board, setting forth the following minimum information for qualification:1) Name of the qualified sponsor;. 2) Location of the approved continuing education course;. 3) Title and description of the approved continuing education course;. 4) Dates attended;. 5) Number of hours claimed; and.
09.18.03.07.htm 09.18.03.07. 07 Exceptions.. The Board may issue a certificate renewal to a certificate holder who has not fully complied with the continuing education requirements set forth in these regulations if the certificate holder's failure to fulfill the requirements was due to one or more of the following reasons:A. Military service on extended active duty with the armed forces of the United States;. B. Physical or mental disability, illness, or other similar extenuating circumstances, as supported
09.18.03.08.htm 09.18.03.08. 08 Nonrenewal.. Failure to comply with these regulations shall result in nonrenewal of the certificate..
09.18.03.9999.htm 09.18.03.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 15, 1996 (23:1 Md. R. 24). Regulation .02 amended effective June 29, 2009 (36:13 Md. R. 899). Regulation .03 amended effective April 16, 2001 (28:7 Md. R. 689) June 29, 2009 (36:13 Md. R. 899).
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