Category Archives: Legislative News

The NYSSPE is Following 305 Bills in an Effort to Protect the Professional Engineering License in New York

The NYSSPE is working hard to follow a list of 305 bills in the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate. We do this in an effort to protect the public health and welfare by maintaining the mission … Continue reading

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The National Society of Professional Engineers work together with MultiState Associates, Inc.

The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) has announced enhanced services that are now available to its’ state organizations for state legislative tracking and regulatory tracking. By working with MultiState Associates, Inc., the NSPE now has access to MultiState’s legislative … Continue reading

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NYSSPE 2013 New York State Legislative Session Summary

The 2013 regular session of the New York State Legislature was scheduled to end on June 20th, 2013.  In fact, the session ended in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 22nd, just before sunrise.  In a manner consistent with … Continue reading

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The New York State Society of Professional Engineers Represented at the June 14th State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying Meeting

Mark Kriss, Esq. attended the June 14th State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying (SBELS) meeting in New York City on behalf of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers.  The topics discussed at the meeting can be found … Continue reading

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, PE visits the NYSSPE Annual Conference as Keynote Speaker

The New York State Society of Professional Engineers recently held their annual conference in Lake Placid, New York. Among the many distinguished speakers, award winners and guests was newly elected assemblyman (and NYSSPE member) Angelo Santabarbara, PE. Angelo Santabarbara is … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 Legislative Report

This is the New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) Spring 2013 Legislative Report prepared by Mark C. Kriss, Esq. (NYSSPE Legislative and Legal Counsel). Overview The 2013 Legislative Session commenced with the formation of an unprecedented “coalition government” … Continue reading

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The NYSSPE Represented at the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying Board Meeting

Representatives of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers attended the State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying Meeting on March 22nd in New York City.  NYSSPE representatives included Executive Director, Anthony Fasano P.E., Counsel, Mark Kriss Esq., Metropolitan … Continue reading

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The New York State 2013 Budget Bill and Its Effects on Design Build

This following is a summary of the design build provisions set forth in Governor Cuomo’s 2013 Budget and how they impact on the Design Build delivery system in New York State prepared by Mark C. Kriss, Esq. (NYSSPE Legislative and … Continue reading

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About the Volunteer Protection Act

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we have received many questions from our members in regards to the liability professional engineers in New York State when volunteering.  The Volunteer Protection Act of 1997, signed into law on June 18th, 1997, … Continue reading

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