April 18, 2013, Introduced by Rep. VerHeulen and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.
A bill to amend 1980 PA 299, entitled
by amending sections 2007 and 2008 (MCL 339.2007 and 339.2008),
section 2007 as amended by 1992 PA 103.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
A licensee, upon being licensed, When he or she
is licensed, a licensee shall obtain a seal, in a form authorized
the appropriate board,
and bearing that bears the licensee's
name and the legend indicating either "licensed architect",
"licensed professional engineer", or "licensed professional
However, a seal
existing on the effective date of the 1991
amendatory act that amended this section with that exists on
September 1, 1992 that bears the legend "registered architect",
"registered professional engineer", "registered land surveyor", or
"licensed land surveyor" is acceptable if a seal is required under
(2) A licensee shall seal any plan, specification, plat, or
that is issued by
a the licensee shall be
sealed when and
with a public authority
1 of the following:
(a) The seal obtained under subsection (1).
(b) An electronic seal, in a form authorized by the
appropriate licensing board, that includes all of the following:
(i) The name of the licensee.
(ii) The licensed occupation of the licensee.
(iii) An electronic signature of the licensee.
(iv) Any other information required by the licensing board.
A person shall not seal a document
shall not be sealed after
the license of with the seal
of the licensee named on the
document if his or her license has expired or is suspended or
revoked unless the license is renewed, reinstated, or reissued.
Sec. 2008. (1) A plan, plat, drawing, map, and the title sheet
of specifications, an addendum, bulletin, or report or, if a bound
copy is submitted, the index sheets of a plan, specification, or
report, if prepared by a licensee and required to be submitted to a
governmental agency for approval or record, shall carry the
printed, or electronic seal of the person in
(2) If the overlapping of the professions of architecture and
engineering is involved in a project, a licensed architect or
licensed professional engineer who seals the plans, drawings,
specifications, and reports may perform services in the field of
the other practice if the services are incidental to the
architectural or engineering project as a whole.
(3) A licensee shall not seal a plan, drawing, map, plat,
report, specification, or other document that is not prepared by
the licensee or under the supervision of the licensee as the person
in responsible charge.