(b) Partner, practice, or offer to practice with any person or firm or assist any person
or firm that the licensee knows is engaged in fraudulent or dishonest business or
professional practices or the unlawful practice of professional engineering.
(c) Falsify the licensee’s qualifications or the qualifications of the licensee’s associates
or permit misrepresentations of the licensee’s qualifications or the qualifications of the
(d) Misrepresent or exaggerate the licensee’s experience or qualifications.
(e) Knowingly make statements containing a material misrepresentation of fact or
omitting a material fact or knowingly make statements that deceive the public.
(f) Attempt to injure, maliciously or falsely, directly or indirectly, the professional
reputation, prospects, practice, or employment of other licensed professional engineers.
(g) Give or offer to give, directly or indirectly, to a client, potential client, the agent of
a client, or the agent of a potential client, a commission, contribution, gift, or other
valuable consideration to secure or retain engineering work. This restriction does not
include payments to an employment agency for securing employment or employees for
(h) Solicit or accept a compensation, contribution, gift, or other valuable
consideration, directly or indirectly, from more than 1 party for services on the same
project, or for services pertaining to the same project, unless the circumstances are fully
disclosed and agreed to by all interested parties.
(i) Solicit or accept a commission, contribution, gift, or other valuable consideration,
directly or indirectly, from other parties dealing with the licensee’s clients or employers,
or from outside agents who have no dealings with the licensee’s client or employer, in
connection with the work for which the licensee is responsible, unless the circumstances
are fully disclosed and agreed to by all interested parties.
(j) Solicit or accept a commission, contribution, gift, or other valuable consideration,
directly or indirectly, when the licensee’s judgment may be compromised.
(k) Complete, sign, seal, or approve engineering documents that do not conform with
the law or applicable professional standards.
(4) Work for which the licensee is responsible, the procedures followed, and the
decisions made by individuals under the licensee's supervision must be subject to
sustained review and approval by the licensee.
R 339.16032 Professional engineer seal.
Rule 32. (1) Effective 2 years after the promulgation of this rule, the seal of a
professional engineer must include the licensee’s name and full license number, as shown
on the licensee’s state-issued professional engineer license and indicate “State of
Michigan” and “Licensed Professional Engineer” in the legend surrounding the seal. The
seal must have a design substantially equivalent to figure 32 below.
(2) A licensee's seal shall be used by the licensee whose name appears on the seal for as
long as the license is in effect. A licensee is responsible for the security of the licensee’s