TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-27
Mechanical Trades

SECTION 28-27-26.1


   § 28-27-26.1  Enforcement. – (a) It shall be the duty of the director of the department of labor and training and of state and local inspection authorities to enforce the provisions of this chapter. Local building and related inspectors, who are involved in day-to-day inspection, shall have the primary responsibility for enforcing the provisions of this chapter. The above individuals shall have authority to demand the production of the licenses and certificates required by this chapter on any site where work that is the subject of this chapter is occurring, and shall have the authority to investigate and where appropriate make complaints pursuant to § 28-27-21, 28-27-28 or 28-22-2 where sufficient evidence has been obtained to sustain a reasonable belief that a violation of this chapter has occurred.

   (b) The state board of examiners shall also have concurrent responsibility to enforce the provisions of this chapter, and shall have the authority to demand the production of the licenses and certificates required by this chapter on any site where work that is the subject of this chapter is occurring, and shall have the authority to investigate and where appropriate make complaints pursuant to § 28-27-21, 28-27-28 or 28-22-2 where sufficient evidence has been obtained to sustain a reasonable belief that a violation of this chapter has occurred. The director of the department of labor and training shall provide identification to the board members for the purposes of this section.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1998, ch. 239, § 4; P.L. 2002, ch. 380, § 2.)