Bill Summary for H 816 (2017-2018)

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Apr 25 2017

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 816 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Intro. by Arp.

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Bill summary

House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amends proposed GS 75-150 to add to the list of persons the term "roofing repair contractor" does not include: a person generally engaged in the business of selling materials and products that can by used for construction, installation, renovations, repair, maintenance, alteration, or waterproofing of a roof and, as part of that business, offers the installation of the materials and products.

Clarifies that the contracts for roofing repair referred to in subsections (a) and (b) of proposed GS 75-153 are those entered into by a roofing repair contractor. Amends the requirements of the written contract by deleting the language requiring the itemized estimate repair costs to specifically include the cost of raw materials, hourly labor rate, and the number of hours for each item of repair or a unit cost basis. Adds new subsection (c) establishing that additional roofing repair discovered or requested after work is initiated on the written contract, any agreement to address those roofing repairs is subject to the requirements of the statute and proposed GS 75-157 (Limited right to cancel contract if not covered by insurance).

Adds to proposed GS 75-160 to prohibit a roofing repair contractor from acting as an adjuster as defined in GS 58-33-10(2) or a public adjuster as defined in GS 58-33A-5(7). Amends GS 58-33-46(a) and GS 58-33A-45(a) making improperly acting as a roofing repair contractor in violation of GS 75-160 as a cause for the Commissioner of Insurance to suspend, revoke, or refuse to renew any license issued under Articles 33 and 33A (respectively, Licensing of Agents, Brokers, Limited Representatives, and Adjusters; Public Adjusters). Amends GS 58-33A-80 to prohibit a public adjuster from acting as a contractor in the mitigation, repair, restoration of or acting as a salvor of damaged property as related to First Party Property Insurance Losses.

Changes the act's effective date to August 1, 2017 (was, October 1, 2017).

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