(a) After the first day of July, two thousand six, a firm practicing landscape architecture in West Virginia shall have a certificate of authorization.
(b) The board shall issue a certificate of authorization to a firm that:
(1) Wants to practice landscape architecture in West Virginia;
(2) Provides proof that the firm employs a West Virginia licensed landscape architect;
(3) Has paid all applicable fees; and
(4) Completes such other requirements as specified by the board.
(c) The name of the employed licensee in direct control or having personal supervision of the practice of the firm shall appear as the landscape architect on all plans, drawings, specifications, reports or other instruments of service rendered or submitted by the firm.