HB2217: Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, etc.; required insurance for certain licensees.

HOUSE BILL NO. 2217
Offered January 14, 2009
Prefiled January 14, 2009
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 54.1-404.01, relating to the Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects; required insurance for certain licensees.
Patron-- Jones (By Request)

Referred to Committee on General Laws

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 54.1-404.01 as follows:

§ 54.1-404.01.  Regulations; errors and omissions insurance policy for certain licensees.

The Board shall, by regulation, require each architect or professional engineer to maintain an errors and omissions policy that is acceptable to the Board and to provide a certification or attestation that such policy is in effect as a prerequisite to license issuance or renewal.