61G15-23.002. Seals Acceptable to the Board  


Effective on Tuesday, November 3, 2015
  • 1(1) Only the following seals are authorized to be used pursuant to Section 14471.025, F.S.;

    16(a) Wet Seals: A Wet Seal is any seal physically applied to a printed document capable of leaving a permanent ink representation or other form of opaque permanent impression on the printed document that complies with subsection 5361G15-23.002(2), 54F.A.C.;

    55(b) Embossing Seals: An Embossing Seal is any seal physically applied to a printed document capable of leaving a permanent crimped representation or other form of permanent raised impression on the printed document that complies with subsection 9261G15-23.002(2), 93F.A.C.; or

    95(c) Digitally Created Seals: A Digitally Created Seal is any seal created as part of the document and not physically applied that is an opaque permanent representation that complies with subsection 12661G15-23.002(2), 127F.A.C.

    128(2) Wet Seals, Embossing Seals and Digitally Created Seals shall be a minimum of 1-7/8 inches in diameter and shall be of a design similar to those set forth in subsections (a), (b) and (c) below.

    164(a) The seal must contain the licensee’s given name, the licensee’s license number immediately preceded by the designation “No”, the words “PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER” and the words “STATE OF FLORIDA” similar to that depicted here:

    198(b) If the seal is for a temporary license it must also contain the words “TEMPORARY LICENSE” and the date that the license expires in the form of “Month – Day – Year” immediately preceded by the word “EXPIRES” similar to that depicted here:

    242(c) For Professional Engineers who are in good standing under both Chapters 471 and 472, F.S., a seal similar to that depicted here may be used.

    268(d) Seals may contain an abbreviated form of the licensee’s given name or a combination of initials representing the licensee’s given name provided the surname listed with the Board appears on the seal and in the signature.

    305Rulemaking Authority 307471.025, 308471.033(2) FS. 310Law Implemented 312471.025, 313471.033(1)(a) FS. 315History–New 1-8-80, Amended 1-20-85, Formerly 21H-23.02, Amended 5-14-86, Formerly 21H-23.002, Amended 11-15-94, 8-18-98, 2-3-00, 2-22-01, 2-5-04, 1-31-08, 5-6-09, 11-3-15.

     

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