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Re: Strange but True (SB 828)

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> The idea of deregulating any aspect of the engineering
> profession alarms me.  By posting the article on the Listserv, I hoped
>
> to gather more information.  I certainly didn't expect to receive your
>
> ridicule!
>
> Your post explains an environment that would allow SB 828 to be passed
>
> and signed into law.  It is a shame that CELSOC did such a poor job of
>
> lobbying on this issue.  However, nothing in your post even attempts
> to
> explain why SB 828 represents good public policy.  What good can
> >possibly come from "extending the decades-old industrial corporation
> exemption to non-salaried employees and consultants"?  Intel is
> currently constructing a new plant in Fort Worth, Texas.  Every sheet
> of
> the construction documents was sealed by a Licensed Professional
> Engineer in Texas.  However, it appears that their next plant in
> California can now be undertaken without the involvement of any
> Professional Engineers (except Civil).  Can anyone explain the logic
> in
> this?  Until someone can, I will continue to be alarmed.
>
> Chicken Little, P.E.
> Dallas, Texas
>
>

Another Chicken Little In Oklahoma agrees with Mr. Caldwell on this
issue.

Arvel Williams, P.E.