Events

February 10-11, 2016
Committee Meetings and Regular Quarterly Board Meeting
These meetings are open to the public and are held at the TBPE office in Austin.

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February 18, 2016, 3 p.m. EST
PE and SE Exam Registration Deadline
Refer to the NCEES registration page for additional information. The FE exam is now computer-based. Registration for the FE exam is open year-round.

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February 21-27, 2016
National Engineers Week (EWeek)
EWeek is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies all dedicated to raising public awareness of engineers' positive contributions.
Additional Resources

February 26, 2016 - Global Day of the Engineer

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March 9, 2016 and March 11, 2016
Ethics Webinars

Multiple options available. Each webinar provides an up-to-date overview of agency activities, case studies, and a review of professional ethics topics. Registration is closed for the March 9th event. Two additional webinars have been added for March 11th. Registration Links

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April 15-16, 2016
PE and SE Exams
Refer to NCEES Exam Day Policies.

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July 15, 2016
PE Application Deadline

Completed applications submitted prior to the deadline will be processed to meet the 9/1/16 NCEES exam registration deadline.

Online PE Application

Latest News

New Law and Rules Publication - Rule changes were necessary as a result of recent statute changes from the Legislative Session. These rules are effective December 14, 2015. Changes include the following: Removal of the $200 Professional Fee, New Options for Military Service Members, Revised State Contract Guidelines.

REPEAL OF $200 PROFESSIONAL FEE – Effective September 1, 2015, licensed Professional Engineers will no longer pay the $200 Professional Fee associated with license renewals, applications for new PE licenses or reactivation of licenses in inactive status. Refer to the 84th Legislative Session Summary Page for additional details.

WHEN IS A PE REQUIRED ON A BUILDING PROJECT? TBPE developed a flowchart to determine if a Professional Engineer is required when a Texas project involves the design, erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair of, or the creation of plans and specs for a building. Use this one page diagrammatic to make sure your project is in compliance with the Texas Engineering Practice Act. It is a great reference for engineers, plan reviewers, city and county officials, and owners.

CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECK - Do it now! Don't wait. You will not be able to renew until the Criminal History Record Check requirement has been met. A data file is sent daily to our agency which identifies those who have completed this check. Refer to the linked page for frequently asked questions, links to registration, forms and updated information as it is available.

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING - Read the latest developments in the newly-created examination and industry trends.

TECHNICAL EXPERTS - The Board needs your help! Refer to the linked page for additional information.

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