H0200aaS........................................................by BUSINESS PLUMBERS - Amends existing law relating to plumbing and plumbers to delete bonding requirements for certification of contractors and specialty contractors; to provide liability insurance requirements for certification of contractors and specialty contractors; and to require that contractors and specialty contractors holding certificates of competency shall comply with the liability insurance requirements of certification upon renewal of a certificate. 02/14 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/15 Rpt prt - to Bus 02/22 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/23 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/28 3rd rdg - PASSED - 58-11-1 AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barraclough, Bastian, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Jones, Kemp, Lake, LeFavour, Martinez, McGeachin, Miller, Mitchell, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Roberts, Rusche, Rydalch, Sayler, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Crow, Loertscher, Mathews, McKague, Moyle, Ringo, Sali, Wood Absent and excused -- Schaefer Floor Sponsor - Deal Title apvd - to Senate 03/01 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Com/HuRes 03/09 Rpt out - to 14th Ord 03/14 Rpt out amen - to 1st rdg as amen 03/15 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg as amen 03/16 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen 03/21 3rd rdg as amen - PASSED - 31-0-3, 1 vacancy AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Coiner, Malepeai, Werk, (District 21 seat vacant) Floor Sponsor - Stegner Title apvd - to House 03/22 House did not concur in Senate amens Filed in Office of the Chief Clerk
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 200 BY BUSINESS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO PLUMBING AND PLUMBERS; AMENDING SECTION 54-2606, IDAHO CODE, TO 3 DELETE BONDING REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS AND SPECIALTY 4 CONTRACTORS AND TO PROVIDE LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICA- 5 TION OF CONTRACTORS AND SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS; AND AMENDING SECTION 6 54-2617, IDAHO CODE, TO REQUIRE THAT CONTRACTORS AND SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS 7 HOLDING CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCY SHALL COMPLY WITH THE LIABILITY INSUR- 8 ANCE REQUIREMENTS OF CERTIFICATION UPON RENEWAL OF A CERTIFICATE. 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 10 SECTION 1. That Section 54-2606, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 11 amended to read as follows: 12 54-2606. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE IDAHO PLUMBING BOARD. (1) The board 13 shall have the general administration and supervision of the design, construc- 14 tion, installation, improvement, extension and alteration of plumbing and 15 plumbing systems, except that which has been heretofore and hereinafter 16 exempted from the jurisdiction of this board, in connection with all build- 17 ings, residences and structures in this state including buildings, residences 18 and structures owned by the state or any political subdivision thereof. 19 (2) The division of building safety shall enforce the minimum standards 20 and requirements therefor as provided by this chapter. 21 (3) The board may exercise such powers and duties as are reasonably nec- 22 essary to carry out the provisions of this chapter, and it may among other 23 things: 24 (a) Establish the fees to be charged for permits and inspections of 25 plumbing systems. 26 (b) Hold public meetings and attend or be represented at such meetings, 27 within or without the state, prepare and publish rules pertaining to this 28 chapter, and such other information as may be necessary, and furnish cop- 29 ies thereof to those engaged in the business, trade, practice or work of 30 plumbing and pipefitting and to the public upon request. 31 (c) Furnish standards and procedures and prescribe reasonable rules for 32 examinations, qualification and certification of plumbing contractors and 33 journeymen and apprentice plumbers not herein prescribed, including, on 34 and after July 1, 2005, the furnishing, of a compliance bond in an amount35 not to exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000)for the contractor classifica- 36 tion, or evidence of such coverage by a corporate industry group bond37 acceptable to the boardproof of liability insurance in the amount of 38 three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000), and proof of worker's compensa- 39 tion insurance, if applicable. 40 (d) Furnish standards and procedures and prescribe reasonable rules to 41 provide for the certification of specialty contractors, specialty journey- 42 men, and specialty apprentices, including, on and after July 1, 2005, the 43 furnishing, of a compliance bond in an amount not to exceed two thousand2 1 dollars ($2,000)for the specialty contractor classification, or evidence2 of coverage by a corporate industry group bond acceptable to the board3 proof of liability insurance in the amount of three hundred thousand dol- 4 lars ($300,000), and proof of worker's compensation insurance, if applica- 5 ble. 6 (e) Establish by administrative rule civil penalties not to exceed one 7 thousand dollars ($1,000) for each count or separate offense, to be paid 8 for violations of this chapter and rules of the Idaho plumbing board; and 9 to establish by administrative rule the process by which appeals from the 10 imposition of civil penalties may be heard. The board is authorized to 11 affirm, reject, decrease or increase the penalty imposed; however, the 12 board shall not increase any penalty imposed to an amount exceeding one 13 thousand dollars ($1,000) for each individual count or separate offense. 14 SECTION 2. That Section 54-2617, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 15 amended to read as follows: 16 54-2617. CERTIFICATE EXPIRATION -- RENEWAL -- RULES FOR STAGGERED SCHED- 17 ULE. (1) Certificates of competency shall be issued for a period of three (3) 18 years, and shall expire three (3) years from the date of issue, unless sooner 19 revoked or suspended. 20 (2) A certificate of competency may be renewed at any time during the 21 month prior to its expiration. Failure of any holder to timely renew a certif- 22 icate of competency shall cause lapse of the certificate, but it may be 23 revived within one (1) year without examination only upon payment of the full 24 initial fee. 25 (3) Persons who hold a valid contractor or specialty contractor certifi- 26 cate of competency on July 1, 2005, shall comply with the insurance require- 27 ments of section 54-2606, Idaho Code, upon renewal of the certificate. 28 (4) The board shall promulgate rules to provide for a staggered schedule 29 of issuing and renewing certificates of competency.
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 Moved by Goedde Seconded by Stegner IN THE SENATE SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.B. NO. 200 1 AMENDMENTS TO SECTION 1 2 On page 1 of the printed bill, in line 34, delete ", of a compliance bond3 in an amount" and insert: "of a compliancelicense bond in an amount"; in line 4 35, delete " not to exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000)" and insert: "not to 5 exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000)"; in line 39, following "applicable" 6 insert: "; provided however, that where a bond has been provided as required 7 by this section prior to July 1, 2005, a license bond shall only be required 8 upon the expiration of such existing bond"; delete line 43 and insert: 9 "furnishing of a compliancelicense bond in an amount not to exceed two thou- 10 sand"; on page 2, in line 1, delete " dollars ($2,000)" and insert: "dollars 11 ($2,000)"; and in line 5, following "ble" insert: "; provided however, that 12 where a bond has been provided as required by this section prior to July 1, 13 2005, a license bond shall only be required upon the expiration of such exist- 14 ing bond". 15 CORRECTION TO TITLE 16 On page 1, in line 3, delete "DELETE" and insert: "REVISE".
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS14935 This legislation replaces the requirement for Plumbing contractors and specialty contractors to provide a $2,000.00 bond. In lieu of bonding, Plumbing contractors and specialty contractors will provide proof of liability insurance in the amount of $300,000.00 and proof of worker's compensation insurance if required. FISCAL NOTE There is no financial impact on the General Fund. Contact Name: Bob Corbell Phone: 870-5817 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 200