SC H3432 | 2009-2010 | 118th General Assembly

Status

Status: Introduced on February 4 2009 - 25% progress, died in committee
Action: 2009-02-04 - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-11
Pending: House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee

Summary

A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-200, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO PENALTIES FOR PRACTICING OR ATTEMPTING TO PRACTICE AS A CONTRACTOR WITHOUT A LICENSE, SO AS TO PROVIDE A PERSON WHO ENGAGES IN THIS PRACTICE OR WHO UNDER A FALSE PRETENSE USES IMPERMISSIBLY ANOTHER PERSON'S VALID CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE TO PRACTICE OR ATTEMPT TO PRACTICE AS A CONTRACTOR MUST PAY A FINE OF TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND IS GUILTY OF A FELONY FOR WHICH IF CONVICTED HE MUST SERVE ONE YEAR IN PRISON; TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-100, RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION MAY IMPOSE FOR A VIOLATION OF THE LAW GOVERNING THE LICENSURE OF CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE NO MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS IN PENALTIES MAY BE ASSESSED AGAINST AN ENTITY OR INDIVIDUAL IN A DAY, AND THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY IMPOSED FOR A FIRST OFFENSE MAY NOT EXCEED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-11-110, RELATING TO CIVIL PENALTIES FOR A PERSON WHO VIOLATES A PROVISION REGARDING THE LICENSURE OF CONTRACTORS, SO AS TO PROVIDE THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONTRACTORS' LICENSING BOARD MAY IMPOSE A PENALTY OF UP TO TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A VIOLATION.

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Title

Provide The South Carolina Contractors' Licensing Board May Impose A Penalty Of Up To Twenty-five Thousand Dollars For A Violation.

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History

DateChamberAction
2009-02-04 Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-11
2009-02-04 Introduced and read first time HJ-10

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4011100(n/a)See Bill Text
4011110(n/a)See Bill Text
4011200(n/a)See Bill Text

South Carolina State Sources


Bill Comments

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