Prior Licensee was charged with violating Section 471.033(1)(a), Florida Statutes and Section 455.227(1)(t), Florida Statutes; failure 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. Hakken was adjudicated Guilty of a felony, Section 787.01(1)(a)2, Florida Statutes, in 2013 at which time Hakken still held a license as a Professional Engineer. As a result of the adjudication of guilt, Hakken was convicted of committing crimes of moral turpitude and thus has not maintained the good moral character required of a Professional Engineer.
Ruling: The case was presented to the full Board based upon a Settlement Stipulation. The Board imposed an Administrative Fine of $1,000 and Costs of $112.12. A Final Order was issued on December 8, 2015.
Violation: Section 471.033(1)(a), Florida Statutes and Section 455.227(1)(t), Florida Statutes