24.183.410 ENGINEERING SERVICES INCIDENTAL TO THE PRACTICE OF ARCHITECTURE
(1) The performance of engineering services that are incidental to a licensee's work as an architect are those services which:
(a) can be safely and competently performed by the licensee without jeopardizing the life, health, property, and welfare of the public;
(b) are in an area where the licensee has demonstrated competence by adequate education, training, and experience;
(c) arise from, and are directly related to, work performed in the licensed profession;
(d) are substantially less in scope and magnitude when compared to the work performed or to be performed by the licensee in the licensed profession; and
(e) comply with all of the laws of Montana relating to the practice of engineering.
(2) Architects performing incidental practice as stated in (1) shall:
(a) perform only that part of the work for which the architect is professionally qualified;
(b) use professional engineers or other appropriately licensed professionals for those portions of the work in which the architect is not qualified;
(c) assume responsibility for compliance with all laws, codes, rules, and ordinances of the state or its political subdivisions pertaining to the documents; and
(d) not hold himself/herself out to be an engineer or as performing engineering services.
History: 37-67-202, MCA; IMP, 37-67-103, MCA; NEW, 2014 MAR p. 2840, Eff. 11/21/14.