HB 63 and HB 5 Update

HB 63 Revise Licensing/Regulation of Engineers and Land Surveyors will have a hearing on Thursday morning at 8:00 am in the Senate Business, Labor and Economic Affairs Committee and we will be there in support of the bill. The bill has been moving through the process and does not have opposition at this time.

The Joint Appropriations SubCommittee on Long Range Planning continues to hear about HB 5. On Monday, Russ Katherman provided the overview of the state building projects that are included in the bill. We will continue to follow HB 5.

MSE/ASCE/ASHRAE 2015 Bill List
HB 5 Rep Jeff Wellborn Provide for intrastructure development
HB 63 Rep Kathy Swanson Revise licensing/regulation of engineers and land surveyors
HB 97 Rep Edith McClafferty Revise alternative contracting process
SB 145 Sen Bradley Hamlett Revise allocation of oil and gas revenue for oil and natural gas impact projects
LC 1912 Sen Bruce Tutvedt Revise membership of board of professional engineers and land surveyors
LC 1674 Donald Jones Generally revise building plan/permit review requirements
HB 224 Rep Zac Perry Generally revise building code program laws
LC 1407 Sen Bruce Tutvedt Revise laws related to county road right-of-way purchases
LC 2094 Revise review and classification of road and street laws
HB 312 Rep Nancy Wilson Require MDT to consider growth policies and neighborhood plans