Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules
AGENCY REPORT TO THE
JOINT COMMITEE ON ADMNINISTRATIVE RULES (JCAR)
1. Agency Information
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Professional Licensing
Name of person completing this form:
Phone number of person completing this form:
E-mail of person completing this form:
Name of Department Regulatory Affairs Officer reviewing this form:
2. Rule Set Information
MOAHR assigned rule set number:
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
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