(a) (1) Each registered interior designer shall obtain a seal as prescribed by the Arkansas State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers.
(2) (A) A document issued by the registered interior designer and being filed for public record shall bear the signature and seal of the interior designer who prepared or approved the document and the date on which it was sealed.
(B) The signature, date, and seal shall be evidence of the authenticity of the document.
(b) No registered interior designer shall affix, or permit to be affixed, his or her seal or signature to any plan, specification, drawing, or other document that depicts work that he or she is not competent or certified to perform.
(c) The registered interior designer's contract documents shall contain a statement that the document is not an architectural or engineering drawing, specification, or design and is not to be used for construction of any load-bearing columns, load-bearing framing, or load-bearing walls or structures or for the issuance of any building permit, except as otherwise provided by law.
(d) Documents as defined in this section are not to be construed as those that are required to be filed in state or local building departments or municipalities, except as otherwise provided by law.
(e) No registered interior designer shall affix his or her signature or seal to any plan, specifications, or other document that was not prepared by him or her or under his or her responsible supervising control or by another interior designer and reviewed, approved, or modified and adopted by him or her as his or her own work according to the rules adopted by the board.
(f) Studies, drawings, specifications, and other related documents prepared by a registered interior designer in providing interior design services shall be of a sufficiently high standard to clearly and accurately indicate all essential parts of the work to which they refer.
(g) The shape and design of the seal will be different from the seals of architects, engineers, or landscape architects.
(h) (1) When the registration of a registered interior designer has expired or been revoked or suspended by the board, the registered interior designer shall surrender his or her seal to the Chair of the Arkansas State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers within thirty (30) calendar days after the revocation or suspension has become effective.
(2) The seal shall be returned upon expiration of the suspension period.