DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Registration of soil scientists. Creates the Indiana board of registration for soil scientists. Provides that the board consists of four registered professional soil scientists and one individual representing the public at large. Provides that the affirmative vote of a majority of the board's membership is required for the board to take action on any matter. Requires the board to enter into a contract with the state chemist under which the state chemist provides clerical support, record keeping services, and office space to the board. Creates programs for the registration of professional soil scientists and associate soil scientists. Establishes education, examination, and work qualifications for registration as a professional soil scientist or an associate soil scientist. Requires the board to publish yearly a roster showing the names and places of business of all registered soil scientists. Provides that certain activities may result in the revocation or suspension of the registration of a soil scientist. Provides for administrative and judicial review of a decision of the board regarding a soil scientist's registration. Exempts individuals in certain professions from the registration requirements.