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MISB00954
Amends secs. 2001, 2004 & 2012 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.2001 et seq.) & repeals sec. 2005 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.2005). | Occupations; architects, professional engineers, and surveyors; requirements for licensure; revise, and exempt fire alarm contractors submitting shop drawing to permitting authorities.
Status: 9/14/2016 : referred to second reading
All Versions: Introduced | Passed Senate

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SB-0954, As Passed Senate, May 31, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 954

 

(As amended May 31, 2016)

 

 

 

May 4, 2016, Introduced by Senator BOOHER and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

 

 

     <<A bill to amend 1980 PA 299, entitled

 

"Occupational code,"

 

by amending sections 2004 and 2012 (MCL 339.2004 and 339.2012), section

 

2004 as amended by 2009 PA 143 and section 2012 as amended by 2002 PA

 

95; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.>>

 

 

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

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Senate Bill No. 954 as amended May 31, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Senate Bill No. 954 as amended May 31, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Senate Bill No. 954 as amended May 31, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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     Sec. 2004. (1) In order to be licensed as an architect, an

 

individual shall must meet all of the following:

 

     (a) The requirements prescribed in section 2005(1).Provide

 

evidence of completion of a first professional degree or further

 

degree in architecture satisfactory to the board of architects.

 

     (b) Pass an examination which that tests the applicant's


qualifications to practice architecture or provide equivalent proof

 

of qualification acceptable to the department and the board of

 

architects.

 

     (c) Be of good moral character.

 

     (d) Provide documentation of not less than 8 years of

 

professional experience in architectural work satisfactory to the

 

board., including not more than 6 years of education.

 

     (e) Provide not less than 5 references, 3 of which shall be

 

references from licensed architects who have personal knowledge of

 

the applicant's professional experience.

 

     (2) In order to be licensed as a professional engineer, an

 

individual shall must meet all of the following:

 

     (a) The requirements prescribed in section 2005(2).Provide

 

documentation of at least 8 years of professional experience in

 

engineering work acceptable to the board of professional engineers,

 

including not more than 6 years of education.

 

     (b) Provide evidence of completion of a baccalaureate degree

 

in engineering from an accredited program or its equivalent, as

 

determined by the board of professional engineers.

 

     (c) (b) Pass the engineering fundamentals and professional

 

practice examinations or provide equivalent proof of qualification

 

to practice professional engineering acceptable to the department

 

and the board.

 

     (d) (c) Be of good moral character.

 

     (3) In order to be licensed as a land professional surveyor,

 

an individual shall must meet all of the following:

 

     (a) The requirements prescribed in section 2005(3).Provide


documentation of at least 8 years of professional experience in

 

professional surveying satisfactory to the board of professional

 

surveyors, including not more than 5 years of education.

 

     (b) Provide evidence of completion of a degree in professional

 

surveying or a related degree that included professional surveying

 

courses acceptable to the board of professional surveyors.

 

     (c) (b) Pass the land professional surveying fundamentals and

 

professional practice examinations or provide equivalent proof of

 

qualification to practice land professional surveying acceptable to

 

the department and the board.

 

     (d) (c) Be of good moral character.

 

     Sec. 2012. (1) The following persons are exempt from the

 

requirements of this article:

 

     (a) A professional engineer who is employed by a railroad or

 

other interstate corporation , and whose employment and practice is

 

confined to the property of the corporation.

 

     (b) A designer of a manufactured product, if the manufacturer

 

of the product assumes responsibility for the quality of the

 

product.

 

     (c) An owner that is doing architectural, engineering, or

 

surveying work upon on or in connection with the construction of a

 

building on the owner's property for the owner's own use and to

 

which employees and the public are not generally to have access.

 

     (d) A person An individual who is not licensed under this

 

article and who is planning, designing, or directing the

 

construction of a detached 1- and 2-family residence building not

 

exceeding that does not exceed 3,500 square feet in calculated


floor area. For purposes of this subdivision, detached 1- and 2-

 

family residence building does not include an adult foster care

 

home licensed under the adult foster care facility licensing act,

 

1979 PA 218, MCL 400.701 to 400.737.

 

     (e) A person An individual who is licensed to engage in the

 

practice of architecture, professional engineering, or professional

 

surveying in another state while temporarily in this state to

 

present a proposal for services.

 

     (f) A person who is not licensed under this article; is a fire

 

alarm contractor licensed under the electrical administrative act,

 

1956 PA 217, MCL 338.881 to 338.892; and is submitting fire alarm

 

shop drawings for the purpose of obtaining an electrical or fire

 

alarm permit.

 

     (2) As used in this section:

 

     (a) "Calculated floor area" means that portion of the total

 

gross area, measured to the outside surfaces of exterior walls,

 

intended to be habitable space.

 

     (b) "Habitable space" means space in a building used for

 

living, sleeping, eating, or cooking. Habitable space does not

 

include a heater or utility room, a crawl space, a basement, an

 

attic, a garage, an open porch, a balcony, a terrace, a court, a

 

deck, a bathroom, a toilet room, a closet, a hallway, a storage

 

space, and other similar spaces that are not used for living,

 

sleeping, eating, or cooking.

 

     Enacting section 1. Section 2005 of the occupational code,

 

1980 PA 299, MCL 339.2005, is repealed.

 

     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days


after the date it is enacted into law.