Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
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RECENT CHANGES TO THE
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RULES LAWS

RECENT CHANGES TO THE RULES
Chapter 1 – General Provisions
Chapter 7 – Bylaws
Chapter 9 – Requirements for Certification and Licensure of Individuals and Temporary Permit to Practice Engineering or Land Surveying
Chapter 11 – Curricula
Chapter 13 – Examinations
Chapter 15 – Experience
Chapter 17 – Applications and Fees
Chapter 19 – Disciplines of Engineering
Chapter 21 – Certificates of Licensure and Certification of Individuals or Firms
Chapter 23 – Firms
Chapter 25 – Professional Conduct
Chapter 27 – Use of Seals
Chapter 29 – Standards of Practice for Boundary Surveys
Chapter 31 – Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Chapter 33 – Disciplinary and Enforcement Proceedings
Effective: March 20, 2018

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Section 903 and 1901 – Professional Engineer Licensure
Section 1105 – Acceptable Engineering Graduate Degrees
Effective: July 20, 2017

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Section 903 and 1901 – Professional Engineer Licensure
Section 1105 – Acceptable Engineering Graduate Degrees
Effective: July 20, 2017

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Section 903 and 909 – Military-Trained Individuals and Military Spouses
Section 2701 – Exceptions to Sealing Requirements for Professional Engineers
Effective: March 20, 2017

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Section 901 – Graduates with Advanced Engineering Degrees
Section 2701 – Preliminary Work Disclaimers
Effective: February 20, 2017

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Section 1315 – Re-Examinations
Effective: December 20, 2016
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Sections 707, 3103, 3105, 3109, 3111, 3113, 3115, 3119 and 3121 - Continuing Professional Development
Section 1301 – Principles and Practice of Land Surveying and Louisiana Laws of Land Surveying Applications
Effective: July 20, 2016
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The summary report required by La. R.S. 49:968(D)(1)(b) in connection with (a) the Board’s Notice of Intent published in the Louisiana Register on February 20, 2016 at pages 347-351 and (b) the public hearing held on May 26, 2016 pursuant to the Notice of Public Hearing published in the Louisiana Register on April 20, 2016 at pages 692-693, was delivered to the Senate and House Transportation, Highways & Public Works Committees on May 27, 2016.

Sections 707, 3103, 3105, 3109, 3111, 3113, 3115, 3119 and 3121 - Continuing Professional Development

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Section 301 - Principles and Practice of Land Surveying and Louisiana Laws of Land Surveying Applications

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Notice of Intent - published on February 20, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing - published on April 20, 2016


Section 1509 – Decoupling Examination and Experience Requirements for Professional Engineer Licensure
Section 2701 - Seal Design Examples
Effective: March 20, 2016
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Section 1303 – Waiver of the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination
Section 1701 - Personal References
Effective: December 20, 2015
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Section 717 – Required Signatures on Board Checks
Effective: August 20, 2015
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Section 1503 – Experience Credit for Graduate-Level Engineering Degree
Effective: June 20, 2015
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Section 707 – Board Organization
Section 1305 – Approval to Take the Examination in the Principles and Practice of Engineering
Section 1509 – Experience at Time of Application
Effective: July 20, 2014
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Section 903 – Professional Engineer Licensure
Section 905 – Temporary Permit to Practice Engineering
Section 909 – Professional Land Surveyor Licensure
Section 911 – Temporary Permit to Practice Land Surveying
Effective: October 20, 2013
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Section 1301 – Examinations-General
Section 1303 – Waiver of the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination
Section 1307 – Approval to Take the Fundamentals of Land Surveying Examination
Section 1313 – Examination Results
Section 1315 – Re-Examinations
Section 1701 – Applications
Effective: August 20, 2013
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Section 2701 – Seal and Signature
Section 3111 – Continuing Professional Development-Determination of Credit
Section 3113 – Continuing Professional Development-Units
Effective: June 20, 2013
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Section 903 - Professional Engineer Licensure
Section 1901 - Disciplines
Section 2909 - Route Survey
Effective: April 20, 2013
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Section 707 – Board Organization
Section 709 – Executive Director
Section 901 – Engineer Intern Certification
Section 903 – Professional Engineer Licensure
Section 907 – Land Surveyor Intern Certification
Section 909 – Land Surveyor Licensure
Section 1301 – Examinations–General
Section 1509 – Experience At Time of Application
Section 1701 – Applications
Effective: October 20, 2012
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Section 2305 - Supervising Professional
Section 2701 - Seal and Signature
Effective: June 20, 2012
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Section 105 – Definitions (Practice of Land Surveying)
Effective: March 20, 2012, repromulgated April 20, 2012

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Chapter 29 – Standards of Practice for Boundary Surveys
Effective: August 20, 2011
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Section 701 – Board Nominations
Section 707 – Board Organization
Section 709 – Executive Director
Section 715 – Rulemaking Process
Section 717 – Disbursements
Section 727 – Declaratory Orders and Rulings
Section 901 – Engineer Intern Certification
Section 903 – Professional Engineer Licensure
Section 905 – Temporary Permit to Practice Engineering
Section 907 – Land Surveyor Intern Certification
Section 909 – Land Surveyor Licensure
Section 1301 – Examinations-General
Section 1509 – Experience Should Not Be Anticipated
Section 1701 – Applications
Section 2301 – Firms-General
Section 3105 – Continuing Professional Development - Requirements
Section 3111 – Continuing Professional Development - Determination of Credit
Section 3113 – Continuing Professional Development - Units
Effective: August 20, 2011, repromulgated in part September 20, 2011

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RECENT CHANGES TO THE LAWS
Act 616 of the 2016 Regular Session, amending La. R.S. 37:3651(A)(1) - military-trained applicants required to meet all minimum requirements for licensure/certification
Effective: August 1, 2016
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