Regulation of Architecture

Chronological List of Initial Enactment of Architectural Registration
1897 Illinois 1925 South Dakota
1901 California
1927 Iowa
1902 New Jersey
1927 Puerto Rico
1909 Colorado
1928 Mississippi
1910 Louisiana
1929 Indiana
1911 Utah
1930 Kentucky
1913 North Carolina
1931 Alabama
1915 Florida
1931 Ohio
1915 Michigan
1932 New Mexico
1915 New York
1933 Connecticut
1917 Idaho
1933 Delaware
1917 Montana
1935 Maryland
1917 North Dakota
1936 Rhode Island
1917 South Carolina
1937 Nebraska
1917 Wisconsin
1937 Texas
1919 Georgia
1939 Alaska
1919 Oregon
1939 Arkansas
1919 Pennsylvania
1941 Massachusetts
1919 Washington
1941 Missouri
1920 Virginia
1945 Maine
1921 Arizona
1948 New Hampshire
1921 Minnesota
1949 Kansas
1921 Tennessee
1949 Nevada
1921 West Virginia
1951 Vermont
1923 Hawaii
1951 Wyoming
1924 District of Columbia
1960 Guam
1925 Oklahoma
1968 U.S. Virgin Islands

Related Publications

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Model Brief to Enforce Laws Prohibiting Architectural Practice by Unlicensed Persons
Updated June 2010! NCARB has prepared a brief to assist legal counsels who represent registration boards and enforce state laws prohibiting architectural practice by unlicensed professionals.

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