Legislation—General Principles

NSPE Professional Policy No.: 
Latest Revision: 
September 2015
Sunset Date: 
September 2022
NSPE Contact: 
Committee on Policy and Advocacy

It is the policy of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) to contribute to and influence legislative and regulatory activities at all levels of government as part of its dedication to the health, safety and welfare of the public, the engineering profession, and advancement of the Society and its members.

It is the further policy of NSPE to monitor, analyze, and act upon those governmental activities, legislative and regulatory, to which engineering input is necessary.

It is the further policy of NSPE that the policies and directions adopted by NSPE will guide its legislative and regulatory activities in the particular fields to which they apply; where existing policies are not applicable, NSPE will be guided by considerations that, in its judgment, promote the long-term health, safety, and welfare of the public and of the engineering profession.