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House Study Bill 157

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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 542B.26, Code 1999, is amended to read
  1  2 as follows:
  1  3    542B.26  APPLICABILITY OF CHAPTER.
  1  4    1.  This chapter shall not apply to any full-time employee
  1  5 of any corporation while doing work for that corporation,
  1  6 except in the case of corporations offering their services to
  1  7 the public as professional engineers or land surveyors. of the
  1  8 following:
  1  9    a.  Services performed by an employee of a business
  1 10 organization engaged in utility, industrial, or manufacturing
  1 11 operations.
  1 12    b.  Services performed by an employee of a laboratory
  1 13 research affiliate of a business organization described in
  1 14 paragraph "a" which are rendered in connection with the
  1 15 fabrication or production, sale, or installation of products,
  1 16 systems, or nonengineering services of the business
  1 17 organization or its affiliates.
  1 18    c.  Suppliers of designs that are provided solely to a
  1 19 business organization described in paragraph "a".
  1 20    d.  The performance of a technical activity for which
  1 21 expertise for the activity lies in a trade, including but not
  1 22 limited to tool and die design, fixture design, and molding
  1 23 creation.
  1 24    2.  Corporations engaged in designing buildings or works
  1 25 for public or private interests not their own shall be deemed
  1 26 to be engaged in the practice of engineering within the
  1 27 meaning of this chapter.  With respect to such corporations
  1 28 all principal designing or constructing engineers shall hold
  1 29 certificates of licensure issued under this chapter.  This
  1 30 chapter shall not apply to corporations engaged solely in
  1 31 constructing buildings and works.
  1 32    3.  This chapter shall not apply to any professional
  1 33 engineer or land surveyor working for the United States
  1 34 government, nor to any professional engineer or land surveyor
  1 35 employed as an assistant to a professional engineer or land
  2  1 surveyor licensed under this chapter if such assistant is not
  2  2 placed in responsible charge of any work involving the
  2  3 practice of engineering or land surveying work, nor to the
  2  4 operation or maintenance of power and mechanical plants or
  2  5 systems.  
  2  6                           EXPLANATION 
  2  7    This bill relates to the applicability of the professional
  2  8 engineers and land surveyors practice law in Code chapter
  2  9 542B.
  2 10    Code section 542B.26, relating to the applicability of the
  2 11 chapter, is amended to strike existing language, add new
  2 12 language, and to number the paragraphs in the section.  The
  2 13 amendment strikes an unnumbered paragraph which provides that
  2 14 the chapter does not apply to any full-time employee of a
  2 15 corporation while doing work for the corporation, except in
  2 16 the case of corporations offering their services to the public
  2 17 as professional engineers or land surveyors.
  2 18    The stricken paragraph is replaced.  The replacement
  2 19 language provides that the chapter does not apply to services
  2 20 performed by employees of a business organization engaged in
  2 21 utility, industrial, or manufacturing operations.  The
  2 22 employees of laboratory research affiliates of those business
  2 23 organizations involved in certain activities are also exempt
  2 24 from the chapter's requirements.  Suppliers of designs
  2 25 supplied solely to those businesses are exempt.  The
  2 26 performance of a technical activity that is a trade is also
  2 27 exempted.  
  2 28 LSB 2411HC 78
  2 29 jp/gg/8
     

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