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Re: Its official MD Board of Engineers doesn't care

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Many (most?) states have an exclusion for those in industry and government.
I don't know if MD has that or not.

M. David Finley, P.E.
3810 South First Street - Suite 7
Lake City, FL  32025
386-752-6400


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> From: Peieng5590(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:Peieng5590(--nospam--at)aol.com]
> Sent: Monday, October 21, 2002 9:45 AM
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> Subject: Its official MD Board of Engineers doesn't care
>
>
> The Maryland Board of Engineers states that is will not "monitor the
actions
> of local building officials".
>
>
> Here in MD apparently city and county government employees can do there
own
> engineering without being an engineer or working under a engineer.
Several
> examples of this recently went before the Board with no action taken.
>
> Does anyone have any examples of how other states or boards deals with
> regulating actions of the "non"licensed government employees?
>
> Is there any recourse to block county employees form sizing beams and
making
> it there own business to decide if items outside of the code's
prescriptive
> design?
>
> This really burns me up, the board is a paper tiger made up of mostly
> non-engineers they seam to only want to pile on when other states punish
> someone and I am not sure if they even have a investigation board.
>
> Any help?
>
> Jeff Fertich PE
> Gettysburg, PA
>
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