FBPE Licensees Must Report Criminal Convictions

All FBPE licensees are required to report in writing to the Board within 30 days after the licensee is convicted or found guilty of, or entered a plea of nolo contendere or guilty to, regardless of adjudication, a crime in any jurisdiction. Failure to timely report will result in disciplinary action being taken against the licensee.


What Is the ‘Industrial Exemption’?

While Florida Statute 471 states that Florida’s Legislature deems it necessary in the interest of public health and safety to regulate the practice of engineering in Florida, there exist licensure exemptions for those whose practices fits within certain categories…

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Licensure in the Storm’s Wake

While engineers may be needed in the wake of Hurricane Irma, the Florida Board of Professional Engineers is not able to relax its requirements or waive statutory requirements for licensure.


2017 Mid-Year Rules Updates

The board remains active when it comes to updating and revising Florida’s engineering practice rules. The goal of the board’s efforts is to remain current with changes in Florida’s laws, changes in our profession and changes in technology while also remaining responsive to Florida’s licensed professional engineers.