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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 039 : PLUMBERS AND PLUMBING

Subchapter 002 : PLUMBER'S EXAMINING BOARD

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 2181)
  • § 2181. Plumber's examining board; membership; powers

    (a) A plumber's examining board, within the department of public safety, hereinafter called "board," shall consist of five members, one of whom shall be the commissioner of public safety or designee and one of whom shall represent the commissioner of health or designee. The remaining three members shall be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. One of the appointive members shall be a master plumber, one shall be a journey plumber, and one shall be a public member not associated with the plumbing or heating trades.

    (b) The board shall have authority to examine and license master plumbers and journeyman plumbers and specialists and shall have the right to make reasonable rules.

    (c) Upon notice to the affected person and after a hearing, the board may refuse to issue a license or may suspend or revoke a license or may take other disciplinary action against a licensee for any of the following reasons:

    (1) Fraud or deceit in obtaining a license.

    (2) Gross negligence, incompetency, misrepresentation, or misconduct by a licensee.

    (3) Violation by a licensee of the rules of the department of health, the department of public safety, or the board.

    (4) Failure to comply with a written notice issued under section 2173, 2174, or 2175 of this title. (1959, No. 215, § 7, eff. June 2, 1959; amended 1969, No. 84, § 2, eff. April 18, 1969; 1973, No. 267 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 1979, No. 122 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 1993, No. 176 (Adj. Sess.), § 7; 2005, No. 8, § 14, eff. April 25, 2005.)