As changes from House Bill 827 went into effect on Tuesday, Oct. 1, we extensively updated the FBPE website to explain how the new law affects students, licensees, and engineering firms.
This past August, several FBPE members and I attended the 2019 annual meeting of the National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCEES) in Washington, D.C.
As of Oct. 1, 2019, engineering firms must register with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation in order to offer engineering services in the state.
The Florida Engineers Management Corporation produces an annual report as required by Florida Statutes. The report is submitted to FBPE, the Secretary of DBPR, and the Florida Legislature by Oct. 1 each year. It reports on the status of the corporation, including information concerning FEMC programs and funding, as well as information regarding licenses and complaints handled by FEMC.
Dean Ringle, PE, PS, began his term as 2019–20 NCEES president at the conclusion of the organization’s annual meeting, held Aug. 14–17 in Washington, D.C.
Former FBPE and FEMC officer Eugene N. Bechamps Jr., PE, died July 5, 2019, at his home in Cape Coral. He was 89.
FBPE applauds all of the candidates who passed their engineering exams in the previous quarter. We wish them much success as they move toward the next step in their engineering careers.
Under Rule 61G15-37.001(11), F.A.C., the Florida Engineers Management Corporation is required to post all Final Orders involving active disciplinary cases to the website until the terms of the final order are completed, or until the licensee becomes inactive, retires, relinquishes the license, or permits the license to become null and void. …
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Here are the current members of the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, and directors on the board of and officers of the Florida Engineers Management Corporation.