senate Bill S7149

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the requirements for a license as a professional engineer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2020 1st report cal.530
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Higher Education committee Vote

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Higher Education Committee Vote: Mar 3, 2020

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S7149 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8814
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7206, rpld §7206 sub 2, Ed L

S7149 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the education requirements for a license as a professional engineer.

S7149 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7149 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7149

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the requirements for a
  license as a professional engineer; and to repeal  certain  provisions
  of such law relating thereto

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraphs 2 and 8 of subdivision 1 of section 7206 of  the
education  law,  paragraph 2 as added by chapter 987 of the laws of 1971
and paragraph 8 as amended by chapter  62  of  the  laws  of  1989,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (2)  Education:  have received an education, including a bachelor's or
higher degree based on a  program  in  engineering  OR  THE  SUBSTANTIAL
EQUIVALENT, in accordance with the commissioner's regulations;
  (8)  Fees:  pay a fee [of two hundred twenty dollars to the department
for admission to a department conducted examination and for  an  initial
license,  a fee of one hundred fifteen dollars for each reexamination, a
fee] of one hundred thirty-five dollars  for  an  initial  license  [for
persons  not requiring admission to a department conducted examination,]
and a fee of two hundred ten dollars  for  each  triennial  registration
period.
  §  2.  Subdivision  2 of section 7206 of the education law is REPEALED
and subdivisions 3 and 4 are renumbered subdivisions 2 and 3.
  § 3. Subdivision 2 of section 7206 of the education law, as amended by
chapter 62 of the laws of 1989 and as renumbered by section two of  this
act, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  For  an identification card as an ["intern engineer"] "ENGINEER IN
TRAINING", an applicant shall fulfill  the  requirements  of  PARAGRAPHS
ONE,  TWO,  FOUR  AND  SEVEN OF subdivision one of this section[, except
those in subparagraphs (3) and (5), provided that admission to the exam-
ination may be given when the applicant is within twenty credits of  the
completion  of  the  requirements for the bachelor's or higher degree as
prescribed in subparagraph (2) of subdivision one, or has completed  the
practical  experience  requirement  of subdivision two of this section].

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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