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Plumbers, Irrigators, and Water System Installers

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Section 5-20 Index of Sections 

§ 5-20-1. Short title

§ 5-20-2. "Plumbing" and "source of water" defined

§ 5-20-3. "Master plumber" defined

§ 5-20-3.1. "Master irrigator" defined

§ 5-20-3.2. "Master water-filtration/treatment-system installer" defined

§ 5-20-3.3. "Journeyperson water-filtration/treatment-system installer" defined

§ 5-20-4. "Journeyperson plumber" defined

§ 5-20-4.1. "Apprentice irrigator" defined

§ 5-20-4.2. "Apprentice water-filtration/treatment-system installer" defined

§ 5-20-5. "Apprentice plumber" defined

§ 5-20-5.1. "Journeyperson irrigator" defined

§ 5-20-5.2. "Commercial water-filtration/treatment-system work" defined

§ 5-20-6. Board of examiners – Composition – Appointment of members

§ 5-20-7. Repealed

§ 5-20-8. Practices for which master's license required

§ 5-20-9. Acts for which journeyperson's license required

§ 5-20-10. Work for which apprentice certificate required

§ 5-20-11. Repealed

§ 5-20-12. Corporations and firms engaging in business

§ 5-20-12.1. Issuance of contractor master license

§ 5-20-13. Functions of board of examiners

§ 5-20-14. Duties of director

§ 5-20-14.1. Grandfathering – Licensing of irrigation masters, irrigation journeypersons, water-filtration/treatment-system masters and water-filtration/treatment-system journeypersons without examination

§ 5-20-15. Applications for licenses

§ 5-20-16. Qualifications of master plumber, master irrigator or master water-filtration/treatment-system installer – Application fee

§ 5-20-17. Qualifications of journeyperson – Application fee

§ 5-20-17.1. Qualifications of journeyperson irrigator – Application fee

§ 5-20-17.2. Qualifications of journeyperson water-filtration/treatment-system installer – Application fee

§ 5-20-17.3. Applicability

§ 5-20-18. Repealed

§ 5-20-19. Notice of change of address of licensee

§ 5-20-20. Conduct of examinations

§ 5-20-21. Issuance of license on examination – Notice to applicants

§ 5-20-22. Reexamination of applicants – Appeal to board

§ 5-20-23. Expiration and renewal of licenses – Penalties for violation of section

§ 5-20-24. License displayed in place of business – Advertising

§ 5-20-25. Registration of apprentices

§ 5-20-26. Municipal inspectors and installation permits

§ 5-20-27. Grounds for revocation of license

§ 5-20-28. Procedure for revocation of license

§ 5-20-29. Subpoena of witnesses

§ 5-20-30. Administration of oaths

§ 5-20-31. Recommendations of board – Order of director – Rehearing – Review

§ 5-20-32. Judicial review of proceedings

§ 5-20-33. Penalties for violations

§ 5-20-33.1. Enforcement

§ 5-20-34. Prosecution of violations

§ 5-20-35. Persons and acts exempt – Issuance of licenses in special cases

§ 5-20-36. Injunctions

§ 5-20-37. Receipts

§ 5-20-38. Individual sewage disposal system (ISDS) installers – Work permitted

§ 5-20-39. Transfer of duties to the department of labor and training

§ 5-20-40. Investigation and prosecution of violations


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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