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Updates from MA Board of Registration of PEs and PLSs - July 2017

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July 27, 2017 PE and PLS (EN) Board of Registration Meeting

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors

 

Continuing Education Policy in 250 CMR:
July 27, 2017 PE and PLS (EN) Board of Registration Meeting
At the July 27 Board meeting, the Board discussed these issues:
  • Recommendation of the Continuing Professional Competency Committee regarding the implementation of regulations to require mandatory continuing education. The CPC Committee's recommendation including 18 PDHs for continuing education in each 2 year license period, but no audit requirement. MALSCE President Paul Foley, PLS, submitted a support letter and spoke at the meeting along with ACEC/MA and BSCES representatives. 
  •  -   After some discussion, the Board decided to delay taking a formal vote on the recommendations for a maximum of 90 days, with the Board planning to discuss this again on August 17, 2017. 
  • Board Counsel Sheila York presented her Legal Report which included a draft policy regarding Early Examination Takers and how to handle Comity requests by out of state early exam takers.  This draft policy will be refined for review at the August 17 Board meeting.
  • Discussion of this policy was tabled until a future meeting: Update on Policy regarding the use of the title Engineer
  • Executive Director Clinton Dick presented his Report, including reports of Licenee Discipline in Other Jursidictions
  • Next Board of Registration Meeting 

    The next meeting of the Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors is expected to be on August 17, 2017 at 9:30 AM.  This meeting is expected to include a discussion of the recommendations of the Continuing Professional Competency Committee regarding the potential implementation of regulations on mandatory continuing education in Massachusetts. TECET Webpage with more information.

 

Calendar of Board of Registration Meetings

 

Link to Minutes of past Board of Registration meetings

 

-posted by Abbie Goodman, agoodman@engineers.org

 

 

 

 

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