Maine Revised Statutes

§1251. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2013, c. 296, §1 (AMD).]

1. Board.   "Board" means the State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers.
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1-A. Accreditation board.   "Accreditation board" means the accreditation board for engineering and technology.
[ 2013, c. 296, §1 (NEW) .]
1-B. Engineering accreditation commission.   "Engineering accreditation commission" means the engineering accreditation commission of the accreditation board.
[ 2013, c. 296, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Engineer-intern.  "Engineer-intern" means a person who has been certified as an engineer-intern by the board.
[ 2013, c. 296, §1 (AMD) .]
2-A. National council.   "National council" means the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.
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3. Practice of professional engineering.   "Practice of professional engineering" means any professional service, such as consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, design or responsible supervision of construction in connection with any public or private utilities, structures, buildings, machines, equipment, processes, works or projects, wherein the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health or property is concerned or involved, when such professional service requires the application of engineering principles and data.
[ 2013, c. 296, §1 (AMD) .]
4. Professional engineer.   "Professional engineer" means a person who, by reason of a knowledge of mathematics, the physical sciences and the principles of engineering, acquired by professional education and practical experience, is qualified to engage in engineering practice as defined.
[ 2013, c. 296, §1 (AMD) .]
5. Technology accreditation commission.   "Technology accreditation commission" means the technology accreditation commission of the accreditation board.
[ 2013, c. 296, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 355, §1 (AMD). 2005, c. 315, §2 (AMD). 2013, c. 296, §1 (AMD).