AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ISSUANCE OF A LIMITED PLUMBING CONTRACTOR LICENSE TO INSTALL AND SERVICE BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLIES AND TO ALLOW COURTS TO AWARD THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PLUMBING, HEATING, AND FIRE SPRINKLER CONTRACTORS REASONABLE COSTS OF INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF VIOLATIONS. Enacted July 23, 2013. Effective July 23, 2013.
Summary date: Jul 25 2013 - View summary
Summary date: Jul 10 2013 - View summary
The conference report makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.
Deletes the requirement that the Board issue a limited plumbing contractor license to those who do not have the required Class I or Class II plumbing license but want to engage in the contracting, installation, repair, or replacement of water purification systems or their components, or components, pumps, or pumping equipment associated with water well systems. Makes conforming changes.
Summary date: Jun 6 2013 - View summary
Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Deletes proposed changes to GS 89G-1 and to GS 89G-9.
Amends GS 87-21 to require the State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating, and Fire Sprinkler Contractors (Board) to issue a limited plumbing contractor license to those who do not have the required Class I or Class II plumbing license but want to engage in the contracting, installation, repair, or replacement of (1) exterior potable water service lines or backflow preventers serving irrigation systems or domestic water service systems of two-inch diameter or smaller; (2) exterior building sewer or water service piping of two-inch diameter or smaller; (3) water purification systems or their components; or (4) components, pumps, or pumping equipment associated with water well systems.
Amends GS 87-25.1 to allow a court to award the Board costs associated with the investigation and prosecution of violations of Article 2 (Plumbing and Heating Contractors) or rules promulgated under the Article. Deletes the provision setting the venue for actions as the superior court of any county in which the acts are alleged to have been committed or in the county where the defendants reside.
Updates the act's titles to reflect the bill's new content.
Summary date: Apr 25 2013 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following change to the 1st edition.
Amends 89G-9(b), regarding license renewal for irrigation contractors, to require a licensee tocomplete at least one of theten continuing education units required annually in the installation and service of backflow prevention assemblies.
Summary date: Apr 9 2013 - View summary
As title indicates.