To amend Chapter 28 of Title 47 of the District of Columbia Official Code to repeal provisions governing the licensing of professional engineers; and to amend section 105.3 of Chapter 12A of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations to clarify that designs that require architectural work may only be approved by architects licensed by the District and that designs that require engineering work may only be approved by engineers licensed by the District, and to require architects and engineers to attest in writing that they are responsible for the design work and have prepared or directly supervised the design development.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Professional Engineers Licensure and Regulation Clarification Amendment Act of 2016".
Sec. 2. Chapter 28 of Title 47 of the District of Columbia Official Code is amended as follows:
(a) The table of contents is amended by amending part D of subchapter IV to read as follows:
Repeal § 47-2886.01, § 47-2886.02, § 47-2886.03, § 47-2886.04, § 47-2886.05, § 47-2886.06, § 47-2886.07, § 47-2886.08, § 47-2886.09, § 47-2886.10, § 47-2886.11, § 47-2886.12, § 47-2886.13, § 47-2886.14, § 47-2886.15, § 47-2886.16, § 47-2886.17, § 47-2886.18
(b) Part D of subchapter IV is repealed.
Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 5. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of Congressional review as provided in section 602 (c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02 (c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.