From the Executive Director: Board Happenings & Upcoming Events

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…

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Continuing Education Documentation: Meeting the Compliance Requirements

Florida licensed engineers are reminded that per Rule 61G15-22.001, F.A.C., they are required to complete eighteen continuing education hours during each licensing renewal biennium as a condition of license renewal. Of those 18 hours, four hours shall relate to the licensee’s area of practice; one hour related to ethics; and one (1) hour related Chapter 471, Florida Statutes, and the rules of the FBPE.

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Engineering Interns and Responsible Charge

In answer to the question: “Is it acceptable for a licensed professional engineer (PE) to rely upon the work of an engineering intern (EI) since the EI is not a licensed engineer?” The answer is Yes, provided the PE acting as Engineer of Record is in Responsible Charge of the EI.

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Board Approves Revisions to Chapter 61G15-33

One of the responsibilities of the Florida Board of Professional Engineers is managing and updating the rules that guide our licensees in the practice of their profession. Engineering practice in the state is regulated by the Engineering Practice Act found in Chapter 471 of the Florida Statutes. That statute guides all rule-making that pertains to…

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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.

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Legal Department: Latest Engineer Discipline

Pursuant to 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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FBPE Board Members & FEMC Board Members

FBPE Board Members Anthony J. Fiorillo, PE, SI, CGC– Chair C. Kevin Fleming, PE- Vice-Chair Vivian Boza William C. Bracken, PE, SI, CFM Roland P. Dove, PE Elizabeth B. Ferguson, Esq. Warren G. Hahn, PE Michelle D. Rambo-Roddenberry, PhD, PE Pankaj Shah, PE Kenneth Todd, PE Babu Varghese, PE, SI, CGC, CCC Zana Raybon…

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