DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Division of Professional Regulation

3600 Board of Geologists

Statutory Authority: 24 Delaware Code, Section 3606 (24 Del.C. §3606)

24 DE Admin. Code 3600

PROPOSED

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Delaware Board of Geologists in accordance with 24 Del.C. §3606 has proposed changes to its rules and regulations as mandated by SB 229. The proposal identifies crimes that are substantially related to the provision of geological services.

A public hearing will be held on January 14, 2005 at 10:15 a.m. in the Second Floor Conference Room B of the Cannon Building, 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, Dover, Delaware where members of the public can offer comments. Anyone wishing to receive a copy of the proposed rules and regulations may obtain a copy from the Delaware Board of Geologists, 861 Silver Lake Blvd, Cannon Building, Suite 203, Dover DE 19904. Persons wishing to submit written comments may forward these to the Board at the above address. The final date to receive written comments will be at the public hearing.

The Board will consider promulgating the proposed regulations at its regularly scheduled meeting following the public hearing.

Proposed Rules and Regulations

9.0 Crimes substantially related to the practice of geology:

9.1 Conviction of any of the following crimes, or of the attempt to commit or of a conspiracy to commit or conceal or of solicitation to commit any of the following crimes, is deemed to be substantially related to the practice of geology in the State of Delaware without regard to the place of conviction:

9.1.1 Abuse of a pregnant female in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §606.

9.1.2 Assault in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §613.

9.1.3 Assault by abuse or neglect. 11 Del.C. §615.

9.1.4 Murder by abuse or neglect in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §634.

9.1.5 Murder in the second degree. 11 Del.C. §635.

9.1.6 Murder in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §636.

9.1.7 Rape in the third degree. 11 Del.C. §771.

9.1.8 Rape in the second degree. 11 Del.C. §772.

9.1.9 Rape in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §773.

9.1.10 Continuous sexual abuse of a child. 11 Del.C. §778.

9.1.11 Dangerous crime against a child. 11 Del.C. §779.

9.1.12 Kidnapping in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §783A.

9.1.13 Burglary in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §826.

9.1.14 Robbery in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §832.

9.1.15 Carjacking in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §836.

9.1.16 Identity theft. 11 Del.C. §854.

9.1.17 Forgery; felony. 11 Del.C. §861.

9.1.18 Possession of forgery devices. 11 Del.C. §862.

9.1.19 Tampering with public records in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §876.

9.1.20 Offering a false instrument for filing. 11 Del.C. §877.

9.1.21 Issuing a false certificate. 11 Del.C. §878.

9.1.22 Unlawful use of credit card; felony. 11 Del.C. §903.

9.1.23 Reencoder and scanning devices. 11 Del.C. §903A.

9.1.24 Criminal impersonation. 11 Del.C. §907

9.1.25 Criminal impersonation, accident related. 11 Del.C. §907A.

9.1.26 Criminal impersonation of a police officer. 11 Del.C. §907B.

9.1.27 Sexual exploitation of a child. 11 Del.C. §1108.

9.1.28 Unlawfully dealing in child pornography. 11 Del.C. §1109.

9.1.29 Bribery. 11 Del.C. §1201.

9.1.30 Receiving a bribe. 11 Del.C. §1203.

9.1.31 Improper influence. 11 Del.C. §1207.

9.1.32 Official misconduct. 11 Del.C. §1211.

9.1.33 Profiteering. 11 Del.C. §1212.

9.1.34 Perjury in the second degree. 11 Del.C. §1222.

9.1.35 Perjury in the first degree. 11 Del.C. §1223.

9.1.36 Terroristic threatening of public officials or public servants. 11 Del.C. §1240.

9.1.37 Bribing a witness. 11 Del.C. §1261.

9.1.38 Bribe receiving by a witness. 11 Del.C. §1262.

9.1.39 Tampering with a witness. 11 Del.C. §1263.

9.1.40 Bribing a juror. 11 Del.C. §1264.

9.1.41 Bribe receiving by a juror. 11 Del.C. §1265.

9.1.42 Tampering with physical evidence. 11 Del.C. §1269.

9.1.43 Escape after conviction; Class B felony. 11 Del.C. §1253.

9.1.44 Assault in a detention facility; Class B felony. 11 Del.C. §1254.

9.1.45 Hate Crimes; Class A or B felony. 11 Del.C. §1304.

9.1.46 Adulteration; Class A felony. 11 Del.C. §1339.

9.1.47 Possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony. 11 Del.C. §1447.

9.1.48 Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. 11 Del.C. §1447A.

9.1.49 Wearing body armor during the commission of a felony. 11 Del.C. §1449.

9.1.50 Organized crime and racketeering. 11 Del.C. § 1504.

9.1.51 Victim or witness intimidation. 11 Del.C. §§3532 & 3533.

9.1.52 Prohibited acts A [delivery/manufacture/possession with intent to deliver narcotics (death); Class B. 16 Del. C. §4751.

9.1.53 Trafficking in marijuana, cocaine, illegal drugs, methamphetamines,Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (L.S.D.), designer drugs, or 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). 16 Del.C. §47513A.

9.2 Crimes substantially related to the practice of geology shall be deemed to include any crimes under any federal law, state law, or valid town, city or county ordinance, that are substantially similar to the crimes identified in this rule.

8 DE Reg. 785 (12/01/04)