I was listening to Schiff Hardins 2017 lectures and I think it was lecture 4 (but I can't remember exactly) ... but in the lecture he says that he worked for a firm that was practicing plan stamping ... he doesn't call it out as "plan stamping", but he says that they would do drawings and send it to a firm down the street would stamp the drawings (after looking them over) and then his company would submit them to the city. This was like in the 80's or something.
I was wondering if anyone else caught that, but it's something that the professional conduct monograph goes over in depth as a big no-no.
Nobody get me wrong please ... I love all the content in the Schiff Hardin lectures, he's a smart guy and has helped me out tremendously in studying the contract docs.
On another note, he helped me understand the concept of "holding out", which I thought meant that you had a license in state-A and started practicing in state-B but didn't get your license in state-B "yet" and you were "holding out" to see if you would get the contract.
NOW I know that "holding out" is ---> not having a license in a state and you "hold yourself out" as if you have the "standard of care" that an architect would have in your area. In some cases you don't have to even say "architect" and still be held responsible as a breach in the code of ethics and the law.
Does anyone understand "Holding Out" or "Plan Stamping" differently?
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