Licensee was charged with violating Section 455.227(1)(c), and Section 471.033(1)(d), Florida Statutes – being adjudicated guilty of a crime which directly relates to the practice of engineering or the ability to practice engineering. Licensee was found Guilty by a jury and adjudicated Guilty of the charge of bribery (solicitation or request) by a public servant.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board upon a Settlement Stipulation. The Board imposed Costs of $378.49, a Reprimand, license SUSPENSION while incarcerated. Upon release from incarceration or upon being placed on a work/supervised release, if Licensee seeks to reinstate his license, he must petition for reinstatement of the license and must Appear at the Board Meeting at which the Petition shall be considered, a Board-approved course in Advanced Engineering Professionalism and Ethics, and the Board’s Study Guide. Final Order was issued on 2/9/17.
Violation: Section 455.227(1)(c), and Section 471.033(1)(d), Florida Statutes