864 IAC 1.1-15-8 Request for a waiver of the continuing education requirement
Authority: IC 25-1-4; IC 25-31-1-17.5 Affected: IC 25-1-4-4
Sec. 8. (a) Under IC 25-1-4-4, a professional engineer may apply in writing for a waiver for all or part of the continuing education requirements for a biennium, seeking renewal of that license without having completed the continuing education required for renewal under this rule, by submitting the following:
A statement explaining the reasons for noncompliance.
A request for a waiver of the continuing education required for renewal.
The renewal application and all required fees.
The license holder must submit evidence to the satisfaction of the board to be granted a waiver.
If the request is granted, the waiver will be effective for the current renewal period only.
If the request is denied, the license holder is responsible for completing the full amount of
continuing education required for license renewal.
(e) Waivers may be granted if a hardship exists. The board will determine whether a hardship exists that would have prevented the licensee from obtaining his or her continuing education, including, but not limited to, the following: (1) For at least one (1) year during the current renewal period, the licensee was absent due to full-time service in the armed services of the United States. (2) During the current renewal period, the licensee or an immediate family member, where the licensee has primary responsibility for the care of that family member, was suffering from or suffered an incapacitating illness or injury. The existence of the incapacitating illness or injury must be verified by a licensed physician or psychologist with special expertise in the area of the incapacitating illness or injury. Verification of the incapacitating illness or injury must include the following:
The nature and extent of the illness or injury.
An explanation of how the illness or injury would hinder the licensee from completing the
continuing education requirement.
professional license number; and
of the licensed physician or psychologist verifying the illness or injury. (State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers; 864 IAC 1.1-15-8)
864 IAC 1.1-15-9 Inactive status
Authority: IC 25-1-4; IC 25-31-1-17.5 Affected: IC 25
Sec. 9. A professional engineer may apply to the board to renew the professional engineer's registration in an inactive status. No continuing education is required to renew inactive. An inactive professional engineer may not practice engineering while in an inactive status.
(State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers; 864 IAC 1.1-15-9)
864 IAC 1.1-15-10 Reactivation of inactive license
Date: Feb 15,2015 12:56:29PM EST