SUBSTANTIVE POLICY STATEMENT
This substantive policy statement is advisory only. A substantive policy statement does not include internal procedural documents that only affect the internal procedures of the agency and does not impose additional requirements or penalties on regulated parties or include confidential information or rules made in accordance with the Arizona administrative procedure act. If you believe that this substantive policy statement does impose additional requirements or penalties on regulated parties you may petition the agency under Arizona Revised Statutes section 41-1033 for a review of the statement. “Engineering Practice” is defined in pertinent part by Arizona Revised Statutes § 32-101 as: …any professional service or creative work requiring engineering education, training and experience and the application of special knowledge of the mathematical, physical and engineering sciences to such professional services or creative work as consultation, research investigation, evaluation, planning, surveying as defined in paragraph 20, subdivisions (d) and (e) of this subsection, design, location, development, and review of construction for conformance with contract documents and design, in connection with any public or private utility, structure, building, machine, equipment, process, work or project.
Substantive Policy Statement
The Board interprets the definition of “professional service or creative work” as used in the definition of “Engineering Practice” to include acting as an expert witness as defined by Rule 702 of the Arizona Rules of Evidence.
Applicable Law: Arizona Revised Statutes § 32-101(11)
Filed with the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office: 10/25/2017