House Study Bill 89 - Introduced SENATE/HOUSE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE/BANKING DIVISION BILL) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the qualifications necessary for an 1 applicant for licensure as a professional engineer. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1360XD (1) 89 ja/rn
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ Section 1. Section 542B.14, subsection 1, paragraph a, 1 subparagraph (4), Code 2021, is amended to read as follows: 2 (4) Successfully passing an examination designed to 3 determine the proficiency and qualifications to engage in the 4 practice of engineering. No applicant shall be entitled to 5 take this examination until the applicant shows the necessary 6 practical experience in engineering work. 7 EXPLANATION 8 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 9 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 10 This bill eliminates the requirement that applicants for 11 licensure as a professional engineer show necessary practical 12 experience in engineering work prior to taking an examination 13 designed to determine their proficiency and qualifications to 14 engage in the practice of engineering. The bill does not alter 15 other experience requirements applicable to such applicants. 16 -1- LSB 1360XD (1) 89 ja/rn 1/ 1