Legislature(2009 - 2010)

04/16/2009 05:11 PM FIN


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CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 114(L&C)                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act extending the termination date of the State                                                                        
     Board of Registration for Architects, Engineers, and                                                                       
     Land Surveyors; extending the term of a temporary                                                                          
     member of the State Board of Registration for                                                                              
     Architects, Engineers, and Land Surveyors; and                                                                             
     providing for an effective date."                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Hawker detailed  the  life of  the bill  as it  had                                                                   
traveled through  different committees. He believed  that the                                                                   
bill before the committee was  the same version the committee                                                                   
had heard prior.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
JAKE HAMBURG, STAFF, SENATOR JOE PASKVAN, agreed.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
7:35:58 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative Foster pointed  out that the 10 members of The                                                                   
State  Board of  Registration for  Architects, Engineers  and                                                                   
Land Surveyors,  and their staff,  meet four times  per year.                                                                   
He wondered  how travel expenses  were funded, and  what kind                                                                   
of work was being done.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
7:36:30 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
LYNN   SMITH,   DIVISION  OF   CORPORATIONS,   BUSINESS   AND                                                                   
PROFESSIONAL  LICENSING,  replied that  at  the meetings  the                                                                   
board reviews license applications and certifications.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
7:37:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Representative  Gara understood that  the $454,000  in travel                                                                   
expenses comes  from license  fees collected from  architects                                                                   
and engineers,  and was of  no cost  to the state.  Ms. Smith                                                                   
reported that the board is self-supporting.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
7:38:05 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Hawker opened public  testimony, none being offered,                                                                   
public testimony was closed.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Hawker commented on the fiscal note.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
7:38:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Stoltze  MOVED to  report  CSSB  114 (L&C)  out  of                                                                   
Committee   with    individual   recommendations    and   the                                                                   
accompanying fiscal  note.  There being NO  OBJECTION, it was                                                                   
so ordered.                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
CSSB  114 (L&C)  was REPORTED  out  of Committee  with a  "do                                                                   
pass" recommendation and with  and with fiscal note #1 by the                                                                   
Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
7:40:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Stoltze assumed the gavel.                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
AT-EASE:       7:41:54 PM                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
RECONVENED:    8:13:57 PM                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                

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