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Florida DBPR Orders Emergency Suspension of Professional Engineer License No. 76807




Florida DBPR Orders Emergency Suspension  of Professional Engineer License No. 76807


Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) reported the emergency suspension of a professional engineer license related to:


Licensee Name:       John H. Bretz

License Number:     76807

License Type:           Professional Engineer

County:                      Polk

Upon the entry of the order of Secretary Halsey Beshears, the license is suspended, effective immediately, until further administrative proceedings seeking formal discipline of the license of John H. Bretz may be instituted pursuant to chapter 120, Florida Statutes.

This emergency license action is based on a finding that immediate danger to public health, safety, or welfare requires suspension of the license to avoid future harm.  The attached agency order, as filed on November 5, 2019, provides additional information regarding the circumstances and findings prompting the emergency suspension of License Number 76807.


The Department of Business and Professional Regulation licenses and regulates more than one million businesses and professionals in the State of Florida, including accountants, architects and interior designers, asbestos consultants, athlete agents, auctioneers, barbers, building code administrators and inspectors, community association managers, construction contractors, cosmetologists, electrical contractors, employee leasing companies, geologists, home inspectors, landscape architects, mold assessors and remediators, pilot commissioners, real estate appraisers and brokers, and veterinarians, as well as businesses dealing in alcoholic beverages, tobacco, food service, public lodging, pari-mutuel wagering, and condominiums, timeshares, and other cooperative residential arrangements.  The Department’s mission is to license efficiently and regulate fairly.  For more information, please visit

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