Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 65.3
Underground Utility Contractors

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-65.3-3

§ 5-65.3-3. License required.

(a) It is unlawful for any underground utility contractor to engage in the installation, repair, alteration, or replacement of an underground utility as defined in this chapter without a valid license issued by the board.

(b) Any person licensed as a master plumber under the provisions of chapter 20 of this title or as a master pipefitter under the provisions of chapter 27 of title 28 shall be exempt from the requirement to obtain both an underground utility contractor’s license, as required by this chapter, and an installer’s license, as required by chapter 56 of this title, provided that the master plumber or master pipefitter shall be required to comply with the provisions of §§ 5-65.2-3 and 5-56-7.

(c) Any public utility, or agent thereof, regulated by the public utilities commission or the division of public utilities and carriers shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter.

History of Section.
P.L. 2014, ch. 194, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 212, § 1.