This bill would amend various provisions of Chapter 37, Title 34, Code of Alabama 1975, of the Plumbers and Gas Fitters Law
The bill would require an apprentice gas fitter or plumber to have a current annual certificate; provide additional defined terms; authorize the board to expend funds for public awareness purposes; provide further for the duties of the deputy director of the board; provide for the Home Builders Foundation; further define prohibited activities and disciplinary actions of the board; recognize registration as well as certificates; allow the board to consider requests for waiver back years and penalties; abolish temporary certificates; provide fees for reciprocal agreements; provide further for administrative fines, fees, and penalties, and other administrative disciplinary actions; abolish bonding requirements; provide for inactive status for persons registered by the board; provide further for certain authorized acts and works subject to inspection; provide for exemptions; provide disciplinary training, fines, and penalties; and provide for records and confidentiality of board proceedings
Relating to the State of Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board and the practices and persons regulated by the board; to amend Sections 34-37-1, 34-37-2, 34-37-4, 34-37-5, 34-37-6, 34-37-8, 34-37-9, 34-37-11, 34-37-12, 34-37-14, 34-37-15, and 34-37-17, Code of Alabama 1975; relating to defined terms, powers of the board to advertise and promote the professions; board hearings; to authorize the Alabama Home Builders Foundation; provide further for prohibited activities and disciplinary powers of the board; recognize registrations of the board; provide fees for reciprocal agreements; provide for inactive status of certified and registered individuals; provide further for exempted activity; to repeal Sections 34-37-10 and 34-37-13, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to temporary certificates and bonding requirements; and to add Section 34-37-17.1, relating to records of the board and confidentiality of records.
|June 3, 2015||H||Indefinitely Postponed|
|April 9, 2015||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar|
|March 31, 2015||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Boards, Agencies and Commissions|
|Hearing||April 8, 2015||Room 123 at 10:30||House BA&C Hearing|
|Bill Text||HB373 Alabama 2015 Session - Introduced|