The board may designate a professional engineer as ineligible to practice or offer to practice engineering in this state using one of the following terms:
(1) Professional engineer-retired. - A registrant may apply for retired status upon certification that he or she is no longer practicing or offering to practice engineering in this state for remuneration.
(2) Professional engineer-inactive. - A registrant may request inactive status upon affirmation that he or she is no longer practicing or offering to practice engineering in this state.
(3) Professional engineer-lapsed. - A registrant's license is lapsed when the registrant does not respond to renewal notices or pay the required fees.
(4) Professional engineer-invalidated. - A registrant's license is invalidated when he or she is unable to provide sufficient proof that any condition of renewal set forth in this article or by board rule has been met.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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