Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 8

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-8-13

§ 5-8-13. Examinations.

(a) Examinations shall be held at the times and places that the board determines. Examinations required on fundamental engineering subjects may be taken as provided in § 5-8-11. The principles and practice examinations may not be taken until the applicant has completed a period of engineering experience as prescribed in § 5-8-11.

(b) The passing grade on any examination shall not be less than seventy percent (70%) as established by NCEES. A candidate failing one examination may apply for reexamination, which may be granted upon payment of a fee to cover the charges and expenses of examination and scoring. Any candidate for registration having an average grade of less than fifty percent (50%) may not apply for reexamination for one year. Any candidate for certification or registration failing an examination three (3) or more times must appear before the board in person to request permission to be reexamined in accordance with the board’s rules and regulations.

History of Section.
P.L. 1990, ch. 330, § 2; P.L. 1991, ch. 304, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 420, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 298, § 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 378, § 2.