Chapter 212

Chapter 212

2003 -- H 5769 AS AMENDED

Enacted 07/15/03






     Introduced By: Representative Joseph L. Faria

     Date Introduced: February 11, 2003




It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:


     SECTION 1. Section 5-65-14 of the General Laws in Chapter 5-65 entitled "Contractors'

Registration" is hereby amended to read as follows:

     5-65-14. Builder board -- Member -- Terms -- Confirmation -- Vacancies --

Qualification. -- (a) The board shall consist of eleven (11) thirteen (13) members appointed by

the governor, six (6) eight (8) of whom shall be registered contractors, of which one two (2) shall be a licensed roofers,; one shall be a current member of the building codes standards committee

pursuant to section 23-27.3-100.1.4,; one shall be a representative of the general public,; one shall

be a licensed and practicing architect,; and two (2) shall be licensed home inspectors. The

building code standards committee member shall be designated by the state building

commissioner, and shall be appointed as provided in subsection (b) of this section. This board

shall report to the state building commissioners department.

      (b) Except for the commissioner's designee the governor shall appoint six (6) seven (7)

members for a term of three (3) years and four (4) five (5) members for a term of two (2) years.

The governor shall appoint the member designated by the state building commissioner for a term

of two (2) years. Each member reappointed by the governor shall serve for the term of his or her

original appointment. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the governor shall appoint a

successor. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the

governor shall make an appointment immediately effective for the unexpired term. At the

expiration of their terms, members remain and shall continue in their official capacity until a new

member is appointed and confirmed.

      (c) In order to be eligible for board membership, the six (6) contractor members of the

board must be registered and/or licensed under this chapter and maintain their registrations and/or

licenses in good standing during their term of office. In order to be eligible for board

membership, the two (2) home inspector members shall be licensed pursuant to section 5-65.1-1

et seq. and shall maintain their license in good order during their terms of office.

     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.