CHAPTER 321

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 298

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 28, TITLE 24, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend subsection (5), §2817, Chapter 28, Title 24 of the

Delaware Code, by striking the words "is of good character and reputation and" as the same appear in paragraph b.

Section 2. Amend subsection (5), §2817, Chapter 28, Title 24 of the

Delaware Code, by striking paragraph a. in its entirety; by redesignating present paragraph b. as new paragraph a.; and redesignating each succeeding paragraph accordingly.

Section 3. Amend §2817, Chapter 28, Title 24 of the Delaware Code, by adding a new subsection (6), which new subsection shall read as follows:

"(6) The Council may refuse an applicant for registration if the Council finds that the applicant has:

been convicted of a felony, or,

misstated or misrepresented a fact in connection with his or her application, or,

been found guilty of a violation of the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers' Code of Ethics, or,

engaged in the practice of engineering in this State without being registered as a professional engineer."

Section 4. Amend §2817, Chapter 28, Title 24 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new subsection (7), which new subsection shall read as follows:

"(7) Where an application of a person has been refused or rejected, and such applicant feels that the Council has acted without justification; has imposed higher or different standards for him or her than for other applicants; or, has in some other manner contributed to or caused the failure of such application, the applicant may appeal to the Superior Court."

Approved July 7, 1992.