2003 -- H 5769 AS AMENDED
A N A C T
RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS
Introduced By: Representative Joseph L. Faria
Date Introduced: February 11, 2003
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
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
,; 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.
Except for the commissioner's designee the governor shall appoint
members for a term of three (3)
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.