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The Texas Board of Professional Engineers’ (TBPE) Board e-Newsletter


December 17, 2013


The TBPE eNewsletter is your quarterly update on information about the Texas PE License and Licensing Board and is a supplement to the TBPE Express annual printed newsletter.

In this issue of the TBPE eNewsletter:

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Legislative Mandate: Criminal History Record Check

Board Meeting Update
The Texas Board of Professional Engineers Quarterly Board and Committee Meetings were held November 20 and 21, 2013. The Board adopted a number of rules as described below. The rule texts can be found at http://engineers.texas.gov/downloads/lawrules.pdf

Computer-Based Testing – Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam:
Exam registration is now OPEN for the 2014 Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam delivered via Computer Based Testing. Testing will begin January 2, 2014, and will be available throughout the year instead of just April and October.  Go to http://ncees.org/ for more information and instructions on how to register.


Disciplinary Actions: All enforcement actions approved in the board meeting are posted on the TBPE website.  Enforcement actions are reported based on the date of the board meeting at which the actions were taken. Refer to: http://engineers.texas.gov/disciplinary.htm


Video: Video clips of the Board Meeting are available at https://engineers.texas.gov/recordings.htm


Ethics Webinars and Outreach:
TBPE continues to offer Ethics outreach presentations both in person and in a webinar format for the convenience of our licensees.  The next date for the ethics webinar is March 6, 2014.  Please see our webpage - http://engineers.texas.gov/webinars.html - for more information.  Registration for the events will be announced one month in advance.

If you are interested in scheduling a TBPE Ethics presentation, please contact outreach coordinator Dorothy Gonzales to make your request at outreach@engineers.texas.gov.

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