Events

June 3-4, 2020, 10-11 and 2-3 CST
PE Ethics Webinars
The Board is offering these free ethics webinars to assist license holders with meeting their ethics requirement. Each webinar provides an up-to-date overview of agency activities, case studies, and a review of professional ethics topics.
Registration is open.

 

June 1, 2020
NCEES Exam Registration Opens

Registration will open June 1st for the October 22-23, 2020 Paper and Pencil exams. The registration deadline is August 20, 2020 at 3 p.m. EDT. Refer to NCEES for further information.


News

TBPELS Office Closed due to COVID-19 Pandemic
In order to do our part in the fight against COVID-19, the agency office building located at 1917 S. Interstate 35, Austin, Texas, is closed for the foreseeable future. If you need to drop off paperwork in person, please use the drop box to the right of the front door. Mail is gathered daily. Processing times for any documents submitted, including public information act requests, will be delayed. Staff is teleworking. Send your emails to info@pels.texas.gov This email is monitored throughout the day during normal work hours. Your message will be routed and responded to by the appropriate department. Refer to this page for all agency operations affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. https://engineers.texas.gov/covid19.htm

Proposed Rule Changes
The proposed rules implement necessary changes as required by House Bill 1523 and Senate Bill 37, 86th Legislature, Regular Session (2019). The deadline to comment on these proposed changes is June 14, 2020.

Governor Abbott Appoints New Public Board Member
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Marguerite “Margo” McClinton Stoglin, Ph.D. to the Board for a term set to expire on September 26, 2025. Press Release

Request for RPLS Qualifications Needed
TBPELS is seeking qualifications for up to 3 Registered Professional Land Surveyors (RPLS) to perform technical reviews and analysis of the compliance of surveys and surveying work products with the Board Acts and Rules. Refer to this RFQ document: RFQ_RPLS.pdf

Engineering & Surveying Board Merger
HB1523 created the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. This is a merger of both the engineering (TBPE) and surveying (TBPLS) boards. For more information please visit our TBPELS Merger page. Existing websites will continue to be in place until a combined website is ready:

 

Resources

Law and Board Rules
NCEES
Outreach Scheduling
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