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Department of State
Calle San José esq. San Francisco
Old San Juan, PR 00902
Department of State
Assistant Secretary of Examining Boards
Examining Board of Engineers and Surveyors
P.O. Box 9023271, San Juan, PR 00902-3271
Act No. 173 of August 12, 1988 ( Download ), as amended (in 1997, Act 185; 1998, Act 74, 1999, Acts 047 and 104) is known as the "Puerto Rico Board of Examiners of Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Landscape Architects Act". The purpose of this Act is to regulate the practice of engineering, architecture, surveying and landscape architecture in Puerto Rico, providing, among others, for the registration and licensure of persons qualified as such and for the certification of engineers, architects, surveyors and landscape architects in training.
In order to protect life, health and property, and to promote the general public welfare, every person who practices or offers to practice the profession of engineer, architect, surveyor or landscape architect in Puerto Rico, in the public sector or in private enterprise, shall be required to submit evidence that he or she is authorized under the provisions of this Act to practice as an engineer, architect, surveyor, or landscape architect in Puerto Rico, that he or she is registered in the Registry of the Board, and that he or she is an active member of the College of Engineers and Surveyors of Puerto Rico, or of the College of Architects and Landscape Architects of Puerto Rico, as the case may be.
Bylaw Number 7749 approved on September 23, 2009 creates the Regulations of the Board of Examiners of Engineers and Surveyors of Puerto Rico ( Download ). The purpose of these regulations is to regulate the operations and administration of the Board pursuant to Act 173, previously mentioned.
Regulation Number 6575 approved on January 28, 2003 ( Download ) and later amended with Regulation Number 7814 of February 22, 2010, creates the Regulations for the Continuing Education of Engineers and Surveyors ( Download ).
The purpose of this Bylaw is to establish guidelines and standards that regulate the activities for the Improvement of Continuing Education in the professions of Engineering and Surveying in order to keep up to date the knowledge and skills necessary for professionals to offer a service of excellence that benefits the entire community.
The Board shall use as a guide for its deliberations and decisions the Policies and Procedures of theNational Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCEES) in its most recent edition. In the event of a conflict between Board precedents and decisions and the NCEES Policies and Procedures, the Board Precedents and Decisions shall take precedence. NCEES is charged with the evaluation of academic credentials of professional applicants who hold degrees from universities and educational institutions outside the United States and its territories that are not accredited or certified by ABET. Evaluations from entities other than NCEES will not be accepted.
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