Since its inception in 1937, the Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects has served the citizens of Nebraska by overseeing the laws and rules which govern the practice of engineering and architecture in the state in order to safeguard life, health, property and promote the public welfare.
News and Events:
Next Regular Board Meeting:
February 19, 2016
NOTICE: DECEMBER PUBLIC HEARING CANCELED
The public hearing for proposed rule changes scheduled for Friday, December 11, 2015, has been canceled. It has been rescheduled for Friday, January 15, 2016, 8:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Community Foundation Building, 5th floor large conference room.
You can view the proposed Rules and Regulations here.
NCARB reduces IDP hours by a third
Effective July 1, 2015, the program will require 3,740 total hours defined by 17 experience areas. For more information, visit NCARB's website.
E&A Regulation Act revisions approved
Senator Krist introduced LB 23 to the 2015 Nebraska Legislature on January 8, 2015 modifying the Engineers and Architects Regulation Act (§§ 81-3401 to §§ 81-3455). The Governor approved it on March 19, 2015. The changes became effective August 30, 2015.
The bill can be viewed here.
New online continuing education policy
Policy 14.09 limits certain web-based education hours. More information is available here.
Public Works Exemption adjustment
Effective July 1, 2014, public works projects which expenditures for the complete project does not exceed $109,000 will be considered exempt from the Act. This was adjusted by the annual Consumer Price Index published by the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics as required by § 81-3445, § 81-3449 and § 81-3453.