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AB-1010 Architects: continuing education.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 5600.05 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

5600.05.
 (a) (1) As a condition of license renewal, a licensee shall complete five hours of  continuing education  coursework pursuant to paragraph (2).
(2) Coursework (A)  Five hours of coursework  regarding disability access requirements  requirements. The coursework  shall include information and practical guidance concerning requirements imposed by the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-336; 42 U.S.C. Sec. 12101 et seq.), state laws that govern access to public facilities, and federal and state regulations adopted pursuant to those laws. Coursework provided pursuant to this paragraph subparagraph  shall be presented by trainers or educators with knowledge and expertise in these requirements. The board shall promulgate regulations to establish qualifications for courses and course providers by January 1, 2023.
(B) Five hours of coursework regarding zero net carbon design for all renewals occurring on or after January 1, 2023. The coursework shall be presented by trainers or educators with knowledge and expertise in these design requirements. The board shall adopt regulations to establish qualifications for courses and course providers by July 1, 2024.
(b) The board may audit the records of a licensee to verify the completion of the coursework requirements of subdivision (a). A licensee shall maintain records of completion of the required coursework for two years from the date of license renewal, containing the following information: course title, subjects covered, name of provider and trainer or educator, date of completion, number of hours completed, and a statement about the trainer’s or educator’s knowledge and experience background. A licensee shall make those records available to the board for auditing upon request. A licensee who provides false or misleading information as it relates specifically to the requirements of this subdivision shall be subject to an administrative citation, which may include an administrative fine pursuant to Section 125.9, or to disciplinary action by the board.
(c) The board shall audit at least 3 percent of the license renewals received each year to verify the completion of the continuing education requirements of this subdivision. section. 
(d) A continuing education provider may submit evidence of coursework to the board directly.