One of the member values that AIA Pennsylvania provides is that we monitor actions of the State Architects Licensure Board. Below is an update regarding Act 6 of 2018. This should not require much action from you but we want to make sure that you are informed.
ACT 6 OF 2018 NOTICE TO ALL LICENSEES, REGISTRANTS, CERTIFICATE HOLDERS AND PERMIT HOLDERS
IN ADDITION TO ANY EXISTING REPORTING REQUIRED BY A SPECIFIC BOARD OR COMMISSION, EFFECTIVE APRIL 16, 2018, PURSUANT TO ACT 6 OF 2018, ANY PERSON HOLDING A LICENSE, REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATE OR PERMIT ISSUED BY A LICENSING BOARD OR COMMISSION UNDER THE BUREAU OF PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL AFFAIRS SHALL NOTIFY THE APPROPRIATE LICENSING BOARD/COMMISSION WITHIN 30 DAYS OF THE OCCURRENCE OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
(1) A DISCIPLINARY ACTION TAKEN BY A LICENSING AGENCY OF ANOTHER JURISDICTION.
(2) A FINDING OR VERDICT OF GUILT, AN ADMISSION OF GUILT, A PLEA OF NOLO CONTENDERE, PROBATION WITHOUT VERDICT, DISPOSITION IN LIEU OF TRIAL OR AN ACCELERATED REHABILITATIVE DISPOSITION (ARD) OF ANY FELONY OR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE.
TO REPORT A DISCIPLINARY ACTION OR CRIMINAL MATTER AS SET FORTH ABOVE, LOG IN TO THE PENNSYLVANIA LICENSING SYSTEM (PALS) AT www.pals.pa.gov, AND SELECT “MANDATORY REPORTING BY LICENSEES” UNDER THE HEADING “LICENSING SERVICES.”
Source: The Act of February 15, 2018 (P.L. 14, No. 6) (Act 6 of 2018). Act 6 of 2018 can be viewed here.