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AB-1522 Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/22/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1522


Introduced by Committee on Business and Professions

February 22, 2019


An act to amend Section 6710 and 6714 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to professions and vocations.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1522, as introduced, Committee on Business and Professions. Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
Existing law establishes the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists, which is within the Department of Consumer Affairs, to license and regulate engineers, land surveyors, and geologists and geophysicists and authorizes the board to appoint an executive officer. Existing law repeals these provisions on January 1, 2020.
This bill would extend the repeal date of the provision establishing the board and the board’s authority to appoint an executive officer until January 1, 2024.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 6710 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

6710.
 (a) There is in the Department of Consumer Affairs a Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists, which consists of 15 members.
(b) Any reference in any law or regulation to the Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, or the Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, is deemed to refer to the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2020, 2024, and as of that date is repealed. Notwithstanding any other law, the repeal of this section renders the board subject to review by the appropriate policy committees of the Legislature.

SEC. 2.

 Section 6714 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

6714.
 The board shall appoint an executive officer at a salary to be fixed and determined by the board with the approval of the Director of Finance.
This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2020, 2024, and as of that date is repealed.