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Subchapter 003 : Professional Regulation(Cite as: 3 V.S.A. § 138)
§ 138. Required education for specified licensees; State energy goals
(a) The following licensees are required to complete the education module regarding the State’s energy goals as described in this section:
(1) architects licensed under 26 V.S.A. chapter 3;
(2) landscape architects licensed under 26 V.S.A. chapter 46;
(3) pollution abatement facility operators licensed under 26 V.S.A. chapter 99;
(4) potable water supply and wastewater system designers licensed under 26 V.S.A. chapter 97;
(5) professional engineers licensed under 26 V.S.A. chapter 20;
(6) property inspectors licensed under 26 V.S.A. chapter 19;
(7) real estate appraisers licensed under 26 V.S.A. chapter 69; and
(8) real estate brokers and salespersons licensed under 26 V.S.A. chapter 41.
(b) The Office shall require each of the licensees described in subsection (a) of this section to complete an education module regarding the State’s energy goals and how each licensee’s specific profession can further those goals.
(1) The education module shall be not more than two hours and shall be required as a condition of initial licensure and each license renewal. The module shall include education on any State or utility incentives relevant to the profession.
(A) The education module for initial licensure shall provide general information regarding the State’s energy goals.
(B) The education module for license renewal shall provide any updates on the State’s energy goals and any updates regarding corresponding State energy programs applicable to the profession.
(2) The Office shall consider any recommendations on these education modules provided by relevant stakeholders and approve education modules in consultation with the Agency of Natural Resources and the Department of Public Service for all the licensees set forth in subsection (a) of this section and in consultation with the Department of Taxes for real estate appraisers and real estate brokers and sales persons. (Added 2019, No. 178 (Adj. Sess.), § 33, eff. July 1, 2021.)