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A193, R202, H4138
Sponsors: Reps. Bedingfield and Clemmons
Document Path: l:\council\bills\nl\13522sd15.docx
Companion/Similar bill(s): 1040
Introduced in the House on May 6, 2015
Introduced in the Senate on March 17, 2016
Last Amended on March 16, 2016
Passed by the General Assembly on May 17, 2016
Governor's Action: May 26, 2016, Signed
Summary: Mechanical contractor license
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5/6/2015 House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 7) 5/6/2015 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 7) 3/10/2016 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry (House Journal-page 22) 3/16/2016 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Clemmons 3/16/2016 House Amended (House Journal-page 47) 3/16/2016 House Read second time (House Journal-page 47) 3/16/2016 House Roll call Yeas-109 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 48) 3/17/2016 House Read third time and sent to Senate (House Journal-page 12) 3/17/2016 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 3) 3/17/2016 Senate Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 3) 4/14/2016 Senate Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 9) 5/12/2016 Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 16) 5/12/2016 Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-3 (Senate Journal-page 16) 5/17/2016 Senate Read third time and enrolled (Senate Journal-page 14) 5/24/2016 Ratified R 202 5/26/2016 Signed By Governor 6/1/2016 Effective date 05/26/16 6/3/2016 Act No. 193
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(A193, R202, H4138)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-270, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONTRACTOR'S LICENSES AND LICENSE CLASSIFICATIONS AND SUBCLASSIFICATIONS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT EACH PERSON HOLDING A LICENSE IN THE MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR SUBCLASSIFICATION OF AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING, OR PACKAGED EQUIPMENT SHALL DISPLAY THE MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR LICENSE IN A CONSPICUOUS MANNER AT HIS PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS, TO PROVIDE THAT ALL COMMERCIAL VEHICLES USED BY MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS LICENSED IN THE SUBCLASSIFICATION OF AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING, OR PACKAGED EQUIPMENT EXCLUSIVELY IN THE DAILY OPERATION OF THEIR BUSINESS SHALL HAVE PROMINENTLY DISPLAYED ON THEM THE MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR LICENSE NUMBER, AND TO PROVIDE THAT EACH INVOICE AND PROPOSAL FORM ALSO SHALL CONTAIN THE MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR LICENSE NUMBER.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Display of license and license number
SECTION 1. Section 40-11-270 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 40-11-270. (A) A licensee is confined to the limitations of the licensee's license group and license classifications or subclassifications as provided in this chapter.
(B) Each person holding a license in the mechanical contractor subclassification of air conditioning, heating, or packaged equipment shall display the mechanical contractor license in a conspicuous manner at his principal place of business.
(C) All commercial vehicles, used by mechanical contractors licensed in the subclassification of air conditioning, heating, or packaged equipment exclusively in the daily operation of their business, shall have prominently displayed on them the mechanical contractor license number issued by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Each invoice and proposal form also shall contain the mechanical contractor license number.
(D) An entity may apply for and be licensed in more than one classification or subclassification if all qualifications for licensure prescribed by this chapter have been met. An applicant may apply for a license in more than one classification or subclassification on the same application form.
(E) Licensees may utilize the services of unlicensed subcontractors to perform work within the limitations of the licensee's license group and license classification or subclassification; provided, the licensee provides supervision. The licensee is fully responsible for any violations of this chapter resulting from the actions of unlicensed subcontractors performing work for the licensee."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 24th day of May, 2016.
Approved the 26th day of May, 2016.
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