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Actions Taken by the State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors at its May 7 Meeting
ATLANTA—The State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors held its meeting on Wednesday, May 7, 2008.
The Board held 59 appearances for applicants who requested that the Board reconsider denial of their licenses. The Board overturned the denials of 27 applications for licensure, upheld the denials of 16 applications for licensure and tabled 10 applications for further review. Six applicants did not attend their scheduled appearances.
The Residential Division of the Board voted on the 56 appearances from the April 30, 2008 Residential Division Committee Meeting. The Division overturned the denials of 28 applications for licensure, upheld the denial of 20 applications for licensure and tabled 5 applications for further review.
The Board voted to approve 272 residential-basic licenses, 123 residential-light licenses and 142 general contractor licenses.
The Board also voted to deny 30 residential-basic contractor licenses, 22 residential-light contractor licenses and 60 general contractor licenses.
The Board voted to accept the following Public Consent Order for probationary licensure:
Marvin Davis, Savannah: Mr. Davis was convicted of theft by receiving stolen property in Chatham County Superior Court and is serving probation for that conviction until December of 2012.
The Board voted to adopt the following rules:
Rule 553-4-.05, Licensure Requirements for an Individual to Practice as a General Contractor in the Individual’s Own Name or Doing Business as an Individual in a Trade Name or as a Sole Proprietorship-General Contractor Limited Tier: Allows for a new general contractor limited tier license for individuals.
Rule 553-4-.06, Licensure Requirements for a Business Organization Seeking to Engage in the Profession of General Contracting in the Name of the Business Organization-General Contractor Limited Tier: Allows for a new general contractor limited tier license for qualifying agent.
The Board voted to post the following rule:
553-7-.01, Written Warranty: Provides for definitions for “covered contract” and “single family residence” and establishes minimum requirements for a written warranty.
The State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors will hold its next meeting Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. at the Professional Licensing Boards Division in Macon.