New York State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology – Board Meeting Summary – 9-19-16

A New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) representative attended the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying board meeting on September 19, 2016. The following is a summary of the meeting.

Meeting Albany, New York City and Syracuse via video-teleconference

SED Staff and a quorum of Board Members in attendance

(Guests present: Emily Whalen and Thomas Buchanan representing NYSAPLS, Mark Kriss representing NYSSPE)

Minutes of prior meeting reviewed and accepted

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE
Noted that the selection of a new chair is in process and that the 2016 NYS Legislative Session is presently in recess.

Two recent legislative developments reported:

1- Chapter 260 Laws 2016 – Approved by Governor Cuomo
Amends NYS law to permit conversion of geology firms organized as general business corporations or limited liability companies to professional corporations or professional service limited liability companies

2- Chapter 299 Laws 2016 – Approved by Governor Cuomo
Provides for expedited consideration of professional licensure application by SED for spouses of military relocating to NYS

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New York State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology – Board Meeting Summary – New York City – 5-23-16

STATE BOARD FOR ENGINEERING, LAND SURVEYING AND GEOLOGY

Monday, May 23, 2016 Present: Chair – A. Lopez, Vice Chair – H. Palmer, L. Campolieta, K. Giles, R. Goldman, W. Kelly, D. Mowers, M. Noviello, J. Neubeck, E. Ramabhushanam. Extended Member – E. Haas Board Members absent: R. Figler, D. Franzi Department Personnel: J. Blair – Executive Secretary, M. Culotti – Sr. Administrative Analyst, A. Friedman -Associate in Professional Education

Guests: Emily Whalen and Thomas Buchan representing NYSAPLS, Mark Kriss representing NYSSPE, Robert Henkel Call to Order – Open Session Chair Lopez called the Open Session to order at 9:55 am.

Approval of Minutes of the Previous Meeting

On a motion by Member Noviello, Seconded by Member Giles, the minutes of the February 19, 2016 Open meeting were reviewed and unanimously approved.

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