House Bill 508

Actions | Amendments
Last Action Conference Committee appointed in House
Title AN ACT relating to the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1806
Sponsors T. Thompson, S. Overly, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 322, relating to engineers and land surveyors, to state that any person or business entity engaging in unauthorized practice consents to the personal, subject matter, and disciplinary jurisdiction of the board; authorize the board to conduct investigations and hearings and impose sanctions against the person or business entity as if the person or business entity held a license or permit granted by the board; allow the board to ask the Franklin Circuit Court to enjoin the practice of engineering or land surveying by any person, business entity, or both; amend KRS 322.180 to permit the board to levy the maximum disciplinary fine separately for each individual violation of the chapter; amend KRS 322.290 to delete board injunctive powers that are superseded by the newly created section of KRS Chapter 322; amend KRS 322.990 to include business entities in the penalty section; specify that the maximum fine may be levied separately for each individual violation.
Index Headings of Original Version Engineers and Surveyors - Unlicensed practice, licensure board's authority to prevent
Licensing - Engineering and land surveying, licensing board's authority to prevent unlicensed practice of
Occupations and Professions - Engineering and land surveying, licensing board's authority to prevent unlicensed practice of
Property - Engineering and land surveying, licensing board's authority to prevent unlicensed practice of
State Agencies - Engineer and land surveyor licensure board, authority to prevent unlicensed practice
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/11/08
  • introduced in House
02/12/08
  • to Licensing & Occupations (H)
02/15/08
  • posted in committee
02/20/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/21/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/26/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 27, 2008
02/27/08
  • floor amendment (1) filed
  • 3rd reading, passed 53-35
02/28/08
  • received in Senate
03/03/08
  • to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)
03/18/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/19/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
04/02/08
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
04/14/08
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
  • House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute
  • received in Senate
04/15/08
  • Conference Committee appointed in House

Proposed Amendments

Top | Actions
Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Hoover
Summary Delete language specifying that persons who violated KRS Chapter 322 and who are not licensed as engineers and landsurveyors consent to the board's jurisdiction; replace with language authorizing the board to investigate persons saying that a violation does not have to be engages in engineering and land surveying.
Index Headings Engineers and Surveyors - Unlicensed practice, licensure board's authority to prevent
Licensing - Engineering and land surveying, licensing board's authority to prevent unlicensed practice of
Occupations and Professions - Engineering and land surveying, licensing board's authority to prevent unlicensed practice of
Property - Engineering and land surveying, licensing board's authority to prevent unlicensed practice of
State Agencies - Engineer and land surveyor licensure board, authority to prevent unlicensed practice

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except redefine the Circuit Court of jurisdiction for board injunctions against unlawful practice as the Circuit Court of any county where a violation occurred; allow that Circuit Court to join with the original claim any other unlawful practice violations committed by that same person or business entity in any county in the state; grant the original Circuit Court the power to also join to the original claim any subsequent injunctions brought in the Circuit Court of another county against that same person or business entity.
Index Headings Engineers and Surveyors - Unlicensed practice, licensure board's authority to prevent
Licensing - Engineering and land surveying, licensing board's authority to prevent unlicensed practice of
Occupations and Professions - Engineering and land surveying, licensing board's authority to prevent unlicensed practice of
Property - Engineering and land surveying, licensing board's authority to prevent unlicensed practice of
State Agencies - Engineer and land surveyor licensure board, authority to prevent unlicensed practice

Last updated: 1/16/2019 5:01 PM (EST)