HB2006 S GOV AMT #1 3-8
The Committee on Government Organization moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:
Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2006—A Bill to repeal §21-11-1, §21-11-2, §21-11-3, §21-11-4, §21-11-5, §21-11-6, §21-11-7, §21-11-8, §21-11-9, §21-11-10, §21-11-10a, §21-11-11, §21-11-12, §21-11-13, §21-11-14, §21-11-15, §21-11-16, §21-11-17, §21-11-18, and §21-11-20 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend and reenact §4-10-10 of said code; to amend and reenact §5-11A-3a of said code; to amend and reenact §5-22-1 of said code; to amend and reenact §21-1-3 of said code; to amend and reenact §21-3C-10a, §21-3C-10b, and §21-3C-11 of said code; to amend and reenact §21-9-2 and §21-9-9 of said code; to amend and reenact §21-11A-2 and §21-11A-4 of said code; to amend and reenact §21-16-4 of said code; to amend and reenact §21A-10-11 of said code; to amend said code by adding thereto a new article, designated §30-42-1, §30-42-2, §30-42-3, §30-42-4, §30-42-5, §30-42-6, §30-42-7, §30-42-8, §30-42-9, §30-42-10, §30-42-11, §30-42-12, §30-42-13, §30-42-14, §30-42-15, §30-42-16, §30-42-17, §30-42-18, §30-42-19, and §30-42-20, all relating to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act; providing for relocating the licensing of contractors from Chapter 21 to Chapter 30 of this code; providing a short title and declaration of policy with definitions; continuing the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Board, composition, terms, qualifications and appointment; administrative duties of board and legislative rules; providing for necessity for contractor license and exemptions; providing for procedure for licensing; providing for expiration date, fees and renewal of license; providing for revocation for unlawful use, assignment or transfer of license; providing for prerequisites to obtaining building permit and mandatory written contracts; providing for requiring informational list for basic universal design features; providing for injunction and criminal penalties for violation of article; providing for specific administrative duties of board and record keeping by the board; establishing authorization to grant reciprocity and to provide training to students who desire to obtain a West Virginia contractor license; providing for misdemeanor criminal penalties for violations of article; providing for limitations on municipalities, local governments, and counties from requiring a license to perform contractor work; providing for an exemption from a contractor license for residential work up to $5,000 and commercial work up to $25,000; providing for an exemption from a contractor license for a person performing landscaping and painting services; establishing regulatory review schedule for board; and making technical changes that update code references to contractors throughout this code to the correct code citations.