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Notice of Five-Year Rule Review

Information is being provided pursuant to the requirements of Executive Order 2011-01K and Senate Bill 2 of the 129th General Assembly, which requires state agencies, including the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors, to draft rules in collaboration with stakeholders, assess and justify any adverse impact on the business community (as defined by S.B. 2), and provide an opportunity for the affected public to provide input on the rules.

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Board Accepts Settlement Agreements in 4 Cases

At its meeting on February 18, 2014 the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors accepted settlement agreements from Loren R. Purdom, P.S.; Humphrey Design & Drafting, LLC; Roy W. Light, P.S.; and Art J. Hunkele, P.E.

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Board Accepts Settlement Agreements in 9 Cases

At its meeting on January 21, 2014 the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors accepted settlement agreements from Aquatic Design & Engineering; Foster Energy Management Co.; GPW & Associates, LLC; Siemens Industry, Inc.; Roger W. Woodfill, P.S.; Eric Exley, P.E.; FXB Engineering; James R. Hogan and David M. Allison, P.E.

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Oil and Gas Extraction Requirements and Responsibilities for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

With the increased engineering and surveying activity in Ohio related to oil and gas extraction the Board has received several questions concerning the registration process and the requirements for individuals and firms that want to come into Ohio and provide engineering and surveying services to the oil and gas companies. Ohio law requires individuals offering and providing engineering and surveying to be registered in Ohio. Likewise, firms offering and providing engineering and surveying services in Ohio must be registered and obtain a Certificate of Authorization BEFORE offering, contracting or performing engineering or surveying services.

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