Indiana Register TITLE 864 STATE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
Proposed Rule LSA Document #09-788
Adds 864 IAC 1.1-15 to establish the requirements for continuing education. Effective 30 days after filing with the Publisher.
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864 IAC 1.1-15
SECTION 1. 864 IAC 1.1-15 IS ADDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:
Rule 15. Continuing Education
864 IAC 1.1-15-1 Continuing education
Authority: IC 25-1-4-8; IC 25-31-1-17.5 Affected: IC 25
Sec. 1. This rule establishes the continuing education requirements for professional engineers. (State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers; 864 IAC 1.1-15-1)
864 IAC 1.1-15-2 Definitions
Authority: IC 25-1-4-8; IC 25-31-1-17.5 Affected: IC 25-1-4-0.2; IC 25-1-4-0.5
Sec. 2. (a) As used in this rule, "biennium" means a two (2) year licensure period during which continuing education requirements must be met. It:
commences on August 1 of an even-numbered year; and
concludes on July 31 of the next even-numbered year.
Based on IC 25-1-4-0.5 and as used in this rule, "continuing education" means an orderly process
of instruction that is:
approved by an approved organization (as defined in IC 25-1-4-0.2) or the board; and
designed to directly enhance a professional engineer's knowledge and skill in providing services
relevant to the practice of engineering.
(c) As used in this rule, "hour of continuing education" means at least fifty (50) minutes of instruction or course contact time. "Hours of continuing education" has the same meaning for the number of hours stated. An alternate term for an hour of continuing education that is used nationally with continuing education for professional engineers is professional development hour or PDH.
(State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers; 864 IAC 1.1-15-2)
864 IAC 1.1-15-3 Continuing education hours required
Authority: IC 25-1-4-8; IC 25-31-1-17.5 Affected: IC 25-1-4
Sec. 3. (a) Except for holders of an inactive certificate under section 9 of this rule, during each
Date: Feb 15,2015 12:56:29PM EST