Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
1. Agency Information  
Agency name:  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Name of person completing this form:  
Weston MacIntosh  
Phone number of person completing this form:  
E-mail of person completing this form:  
Name of Department Regulatory Affairs Officer reviewing this form:  
Elizabeth Arasim  
2. Rule Set Information  
MOAHR assigned rule set number:  
2022-25 LR  
Title of proposed rule set:  
Architects – General Rules  
3. Purpose for the proposed rules and background:  
The Architects – General Rules pertain to definitions, education, experience, examination, licensure,  
relicensure, standards of conduct, the seal, license renewal, and continuing education for architects.  
Amendment of the rules will take place to supply clarity on definitions, education, experience,  
examination, relicensure, standards of conduct, the seal, license renewal, and continuing education  
requirements for architects.  
4. Summary of proposed rules:  
The proposed rules will: clarify terms used in the rules set; that a certificate of completion of any  
NCARB internship program or proof of current and continuous licensure in another state or a  
province of Canada of at least five years satisfies the experience requirement for licensure; the  
requirements of the design and use of the seal of an architect; and the period in which a licensee must  
request a waiver of continuing education.  
5. List names of newspapers in which the notice of public hearing was published and  
publication dates:  
The Flint Journal, November 29, 2022.  
The Grand Rapids Press, November 29, 2022.  
The Mining Journal, December 16, 2022.  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245  
Agency Report to JCAR-Page 2  
6. Date of publication of rules and notice of public hearing in Michigan Register:  
7. Date, time, and location of public hearing:  
1/9/2023 09:00 AM at G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium , 525 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing,  
8. Provide the link the agency used to post the regulatory impact statement and cost-benefit  
analysis on its website:  
9. List of the name and title of agency representative(s) who attended the public hearing:  
Weston MacIntosh, Departmental Specialist, Bureau of Professional Licensing.  
Stephanie Wysack, Departmental Technician, Bureau of Professional Licensing.  
10. Persons submitting comments of support:  
11. Persons submitting comments of opposition:  
12. Persons submitting other comments:  
13. Identify any changes made to the proposed rules based on comments received during the  
public comment period:  
Name &  
Organization public hearing  
Comments made at Written  
Agency Rationale Rule number  
for Rule Change & citation  
and Description changed  
of Change(s)  
14.Date report completed:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245