New Bill being introduced in Montana
Attached is a new Bill being introduced in the Montana State Legislature.
Looks to me like they are trying to gut the LS out of the law.
Sad. I would get the Society involved and start making lots of calls. BS
I believe Montana requires property corners in subdivisions to be monumental only by licensed surveyors - new recorded lots can be created only by a PLS - which would be in conflicting
That's a hot mess of a definition.
I don't understand how a license is required for
"measurement and allocation of lines, angles, elevations, and coordinate systems"
yet not required for
"location of natural and constructed features in the air, on the surface of the earth, within underground workings, and on the beds of bodies of water, including work for the determination of areas and volumes"
If someone cannot perform the first, they certainly shouldn't be performing the second.
And how is it that a licensed surveyor is required for platting/layout of lands and subdivisions, but not required to monument property boundaries or create maps, plats and property descriptions?
I would be raising hell with the reps who sponsored that bill.