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HB 46 (BR 76) - T. Thompson

     AN ACT relating to engineers.
     Amend KRS 322.160 to allow the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors to require engineer licensees to provide evidence of completion of the requisite number of continuing education hours if the licensee has failed to renew his or her license within one year of expiration; waive the continuing education requirement for engineer licensees during those years that the licensee was on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States; amend KRS 322.290 to require the board to adopt a program for continuing education for its individual engineer licensees; forbid licensees from renewing their licenses unless the continuing education requirements are met; prohibit any continuing education requirement that exceeds 15 clock hours per year or that includes testing or examination of the engineer licensee; and exempt any engineer licensee from the continuing education requirement if he or she was first licensed in Kentucky prior to January 1, 1972, and has maintained the license in good standing since becoming licensed.


     SFA (1, J. Denton) - Retain original provisions, except remove continuing education exemption for engineer licensees who have maintained a license in good standing and were first licensed in Kentucky prior to January 1, 1972.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Nov 9-To: Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations
     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Feb 12-posted in committee
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 16, 2007
     Feb 16-3rd reading, passed 76-19
     Feb 20-received in Senate
     Feb 22-to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 5-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 7, 2007; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 8-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 9-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 19-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 16)

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