Skip Maine state header navigation

Agencies | Online Services | Help

Skip First Level Navigation | Skip All Navigation

Home > Agendas > 2007-2008 > P&FR > Architects, Landscape Architects, & Interior Designers

2007-2008 Regulatory Agendas

02-288
Board of Architects, Landscape Architects,
and Interior Designers

AGENCY UMBRELLA-UNIT NUMBER: 02-288
AGENCY NAME: Department of Professional & Financial Regulation, Office of Licensing & Registration, Board of Licensure of Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers

CONTACT PERSON: Carol J. Leighton. P&FR - OLR, 35 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0035. Tel.: (207) 624-8520. E-mail: carol.j.leighton@maine.gov

EMERGENCY RULES ADOPTED SINCE THE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None

EXPECTED 2007-2008 RULE-MAKING ACTIVITY:

CHAPTER 1: Board Administration
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 MRSA §214 (1)
PURPOSE: This Chapter establishes the Board’s administrative procedures. It is anticipated that this Chapter will be repealed after adoption of rules proposed by the Board and scheduled to be considered in the fall of 2007. The Board does not plan to use consensus-based rule development in proposing changes.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Within 1 year.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees and the public.

CHAPTER 2: Rules for Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 MRSA §214 (1)
PURPOSE: This Chapter sets the qualifications for licensure, a code of conduct and the fee schedule. It is anticipated that this Chapter will be repealed and replaced with new chapters detailing the pathways to licensure for each of the professions licensed by the Board; the fee schedule will be repealed and the code of conduct will be repealed and replaced with a new chapter titled “professional conduct.” The proposed rule changes are scheduled to be considered in the fall of 2007. As a result of public comment it may be necessary to further amend the proposed rules. It is also anticipated that the Board will consider the adoption of a rule to require mandatory continuing education as a condition for license renewal. The Board does not plan to use consensus-based rule development in proposing changes.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Within 1 year.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees and the public.