05RS HB73

HB73

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HB 73 (BR 214) - De. Butler, R. Crimm, R. Palumbo, R. Rand, T. Thompson

     AN ACT relating to professional engineers and land surveyors.
     Amend KRS 322.040 to exclude engineering projects from the list of licensure qualifications; remove all sections establishing the qualifications for licensure as a professional land surveyor; delete prescribed methods for substituting engineering education for engineering experience; make technical corrections to conform; require the board to promulgate administrative regulations directing how experience gained prior to graduation from an engineering school may be considered; create a new section of KRS Chapter 322 to establish the qualifications for licensure as a professional land surveyor; describe the specific examination, education, and experience standards necessary for licensure as a land surveyor; permit applications for licensure even if the applicant is not practicing land surveying at the time of the application; direct the board to promulgate administrative regulations to establish the requirements for experience gained prior to graduation from a land surveying program and for the surveying core curriculum; create a new section of KRS Chapter 322 relating to land surveyors; limit the section to be effective only until June 30, 2011; list additional education and experience combinations by which a person may qualify for licensure as a professional land surveyor; enable applicants to substitute education for part of the experience requirements; limit the amount of experience an applicant can substitute with education to a maximum of four years; require the board to promulgate administrative regulations directing the methods for consideration of experience gained prior to graduation from a land surveying program; allow the board to promulgate administrative regulations to provide an exemption to certain licensure requirements based on a finding of hardship or medical necessity.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Feb 1-posting waived
     Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for February 4, 2005
     Feb 8-3rd reading, passed 97-0
     Feb 9-received in Senate
     Feb 14-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 24, 2005; 3rd reading, passed 33-0; received in House
     Feb 25-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 4-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 20)


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