Businesses and Professions

Plumbers, Irrigators, and Water System Installers

SECTION 5-20-8

§ 5-20-8 Practices for which master's license required. [Effective until January 1, 2017.].

No person shall engage in this state in the business of plumbing as a master plumber, or irrigation as a master irrigator, or as an employer of a journeyperson plumber or journeyperson irrigator, or plumber's apprentice, or apprentice irrigator, or enter into contracts or agreements for the installation, maintenance, or repair of plumbing or irrigation systems or perform any of the acts specified in this chapter for performance by a master plumber, or master irrigator, or advertise or represent in any form or manner that they are a master plumber or master irrigator, or that they will install plumbing, or irrigation systems, unless that person possesses a certificate of license in full force and effect from the department of labor and training specifying that person as a master plumber or master irrigator. That person shall carry the certificate on their person at all times while so engaged, and shall affix their plumber's license number or master irrigator's license number to any contract they execute or bid filed with any person for their professional services and to any applicable permit required for the performance of those services.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1945, ch. 1661, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 5-20-8; R.P.L. 1957, ch. 116, § 2; P.L. 1978, ch. 172, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 149, § 2; P.L. 1999, ch. 115, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 214, § 2.)