A new law goes into effect Oct. 1, 2019, that makes changes – some substantial – to statutes and rules governing Professional Engineers and engineering firms in Florida.
With the state Legislature in session, FBPE is keeping an eye on two bills that would affect Chapters 455, 471, and 553, Florida Statutes, and the practice of engineering.
The NCEES 2018 Annual Meeting was held in Scottsdale, Ariz., from Aug. 15-18. FBPE Board members and staff participated in the four-day event, which included business and zone sessions and programs for attendees.
Since the staff at FBPE is gearing up for the biennial renewal, which begins in November, I thought now would be a good time to alert licensees to some changes.
The 2018 Florida Legislative Session ended on March 9, and the engineers can breathe easy. No new laws were passed that would appear to affect engineers or the practice of engineering.
As many states are moving to make changes to their occupational and professional licensing boards, here is an article from NCEES’ “Licensure Exchange” that is worthy of consideration.
As I prepare to attend my second regulatory conference this year, I would like to share some insight that I have gained and what regulators across the country may be expecting in the coming year. …
NCEES held its Joint Interim Meeting in April, with both the Southern and Northern Zones gathering in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Once again, FBPE was well represented with our Board Vice Chair, C. Kevin Fleming, PE, and Board members William Bracken, PE, SI, CFM, Michelle Rambo-Roddenberry, PhD, PE, Kenneth Todd, PE, John Pepper, PE, SI, and Babu Varghese, PE, SI…
This is one of the busiest times of the year for FBPE staff. We have just finished renewal and are gearing up to conduct a random audit of licensee’s continuing education. If you did not receive an audit notice during the previous renewal period, be on the lookout.