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: April 18, 2014
LB 665 Public Hearing
The Health and Human Services Committee of the Nebraska Legislature heard public testimony on January 24, 2014, on proposed changes to the Engineers and Architects Regulation Act, LB 665.
LB 665 Introduced by Sen. Krist
Senator Krist introduced Legislative Bills 664 and 665 on January 8, 2014, to propose changes to the Engineers and Architects Regulation Act (§§ 81-3401 to §§ 81-3455). Read more about the proposed changes here.
New Executive Director
The Board of Engineers and Architects welcomes Steve Masters as the new Executive Director. Steve comes to us with 30+ years of technical and administrative experience with the City of Lincoln's Public Works & Utilities Department. He received his BS from the University of Missouri-Rolla and his MS from Iowa State University, and has been a PE in Nebraska for 34 years.
E&A Act Handbook updates available
The handbook has been updated to reflect the changes made to the Engineers and Architects Regulation Act by LB7, and which became effective Sept. 6, 2013. LB7 made changes to Neb. Rev. Stat § 81-3437 simplifying provisions relating to electronic signatures and seals. Download a new handbook or replacement pages for your current handbook here.
Reduction in Renewal Fees
The renewal fee has been reduced from $90 to $80 for both architects and professional engineers beginning with the renewal period for licenses expiring December 31, 2013.