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Format: 2017

April 26, 2017

NSPE submitted public comment to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies urging them to fully fund the US Chemical Safety Board in the Fiscal Year 2018 budget.

April 18, 2017

NSPE submitted public comment to the California Department of Motor Vehicles urging major revisions to proposed autonomous vehicle regulations in order to ensure public safety.

April 13, 2017

NSPE and the Nevada Society of Professional Engineers beat back legislation (A.B. 353) that would erode occupational licensure in the state.

April 11, 2017

NSPE and the Maine Society of Professional Engineers are opposing legislation that would eliminate continuing education requirements in the state. Currently, professional engineers licensed in Maine must complete 30 professional development hours every two years.

April 3, 2017

NSPE sent a public comment to the Florida House Oversight, Transparency & Administration Subcommittee in opposition to a bill that would eliminate QBS and replace it with a “best value selection process.”

March 29, 2017

NSPE is collaborating with the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers to defeat legislation that would limit the professional engineer’s independent judgment when making decisions about the proper type of piping. Similar versions of this legislation have been introduced in states across the nation, including South Carolina and Michigan, where NSPE has teamed up with the state societies to defeat the measures.

March 16, 2017

The poor condition of the nation’s infrastructure has been grabbing headlines around the country, and NSPE is speaking out about the role professional engineers must play in making the much-needed improvements. "Infrastructure is the framework that supports virtually every aspect of our lives: transportation, commerce, public health, safety, and security," said President Kodi Verhalen, P.E., Esq., F.NSPE.

March 8, 2017

NSPE and the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers are teaming up to oppose legislation that would hinder the ability of professional engineers to use their expertise and sound judgment to determine the correct type of piping for public works projects.

March 1, 2017

NSPE and the Kansas Society of Professional Engineers are fighting back against an effort to erode qualifications-based selection in Kansas. A report erroneously claims that the Kansas Department of Transportation could save funds by eliminating QBS.

February 28, 2017

NSPE and the South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers are working together to oppose legislation that would undermine the role of the professional engineer in making final decisions about the correct type of piping to use.

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