assembly Bill A6809

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the requirements for a license as a professional engineer

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Current Bill Status Via S3541 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 08, 2021 signed chap.465
Sep 28, 2021 delivered to governor
May 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.330
substituted for a6809
May 10, 2021 substituted by s3541
May 06, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.330
May 04, 2021 reported
Apr 19, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 08, 2021 referred to higher education

A6809 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7206, rpld §7206 sub 2, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8814, S7149

A6809 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A6809 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                               April 8, 2021
 Introduced  by M. of A. GLICK -- read once and referred 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
   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
   §  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

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.