AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE DISCIPLINARY GUIDELINES FOR THE STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PLUMBING, HEATING, AND FIRE SPRINKLER CONTRACTORS AND TO PROVIDE THAT COMPLAINTS AGAINST LICENSEES ARE NOT CONSIDERED PUBLIC RECORDS AFTER A PERIOD OF THIRTY-SIX MONTHS.
Amends GS 87-23 by adding that a record of complaint against a licensed plumbing, heating, or fire sprinkler contractor that is greater than 36 months is not to be made publicly available and is not a public record.
Amends GS 87-24 by adding that State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating, and Fire Sprinkler Contractors must take into account the severity of the offense giving rise to license revocation, as well as the time elapsed since the offense occurred, when the Board is using its discretion to reissue a license.
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