PROFESSNL ENGINEERING PRACTICE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Professional Engineering Practice Act. Adds "engineer-
ing program" to the definition of "approved engineering curriculum".
Provides that the Department shall publish and distribute a newslet-
ter, at least semi-annually, to licensees registered under the Act.
Permits (instead of requiring) partial credit to be given to part-time
students taking fewer than 12 hours per semester or 8 hours per quar-
ter and having full-time engineering experience. Provides that the
Department may issue a rule of intent to deny licensure or enrollment
if an applicant files an application containing material misstatements
of information or misrepresentations. Provides that the licensing
examination will be offered in Software Engineering on or before
January 1, 2005. Provides that teaching engineering at an engineering
college at a rank of instructor or above is considered experience for
the purposes of educational credit.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the original
bill and additions as follows. Provides that the Department of Pro-
fessional Regulation may post the annual newsletter on its website
instead of publishing it. Requires the Department to describe the most
recent changes in the Act and the rules adopted under the Act in the
newsletter. Provides that the newsletter shall contain information of
any final disciplinary action ordered under the Act since the date of
the last newsletter.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0145
Last action date: JUL-24-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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