Industry Feedback Requested - Proposed 2017 Legislation for Board
Industry feedback is requested regarding proposed legislation the Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors (Board) has initiated. The purpose of the legislation is to clarify four sections of the Wyoming Surveyors and Engineers Practice Act Wyoming Statute. §33-29-201 through 33-29-801 and move language from Wyoming Statute §33-29-801(b) through (d) to Wyoming Statute §41-4-507.
The proposed statutory changes were reviewed and approved at the June 20, 2016 Board meeting. Based on those changes, the Legislative Services Office (LSO) has written 17LSO-0097 Working Draft 0.4 and 17LSO-0103 Formal Draft1.1.
On September 13, 2016 Pat Tyrrell, State Engineer and Board member, discussed 17LSO-0103 with the Joint Agriculture, State and Public Lands & Water Resources Committee (Joint Ag Committee) who has agreed to sponsor that bill.
On September 15, 2016, Pat Tyrrell, discussed the 17LSO-0097 Working Draft at the Joint Corporations, Elections & Political Subdivisions Committee (Joint Corporations Committee) meeting. The Committee has invited the Board to further discuss the Working Draft during the November 21-22 meetings in Cheyenne.
Feedback on either bill is greatly appreciated. Comments on 17LSO-0097 may be emailed to may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments on 17LSO-0103 may be emailed to: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com.
Please contact the Board office if you have any questions.
Engineers Week is BACK! JOIN US!!!
Join us for the second annual Wyoming state Engineers Week, scheduled for Feb. 20-24, 2017! This year we are excited to announce a new partnership with QEP Resources, Inc. who has generously committed to supporting this year’s event! We are also grateful for the continued program collaboration and support from the University of Wyoming, College of Engineering and Applied Science, WY State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, WY Engineering Society, and Discover-e Network.
Engineers Week is a FREE partnership program that invites professional engineers to visit 3rd grade classrooms to lead a fun, hands-on engineering activity. All activity materials and “how-to” lesson tips are provided by the UW, College of Engineering and Applied Science. Teddi Hofmann, Program Organizer, will match teachers and engineers appropriately. To reserve your spot in our second annual program, please click on the link below that is applicable to you:
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Completion of the form will allow us to have streamlined communication.
We encourage you to invite your fellow 3rd grade teachers and professional engineers to participate in this event. Working together, we can increase the positive impact that this program has on youth and professionals across the state.
Governor Matthew Mead signs Proclamation
Governor Matthew Mead signed the Proclamation March 14, 2016 at 10:30 am declaring March 21-26, 2016 Wyoming Land Surveyor's Week!