The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 003 : LICENSES(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 2194)
§ 2194. Examinations not required; temporary licenses
(a)(1) Appropriate licenses without examination may be issued to a person to whom a master plumber's license or a journeyman plumber's license or a specialty license or equivalent has been previously issued by another state or municipality upon the payment of the required fee if:
(A) that state or municipality maintained a standard of requirements equivalent to those of this State; and
(B) the applicant presents satisfactory proof to the Board that he or she is a bona fide licensee.
(2) An applicant under this subsection shall be exempt from examination only if the applicant holds a license from a foreign state or municipality and if under the laws or regulations of the foreign state or municipality issuing the license a like exemption or reciprocal agreement, or both, is granted to licensees under the laws of this State.
(b) Except as otherwise provided by law, a journeyman's license shall be issued without examination and upon payment of the required fee to an applicant who is a service member or veteran who:
(1) submits a complete application and any documentation required by the Board;
(2) has received designation by the U.S. Armed Forces as a 12K Plumber or equivalent; and
(3) has completed a minimum of 8,000 hours and four years of active duty field work as a 12K Plumber or equivalent.
(c) As used in this section:
(1) "Service member" means an individual who is an active member of:
(A) the U.S. Armed Forces;
(B) a reserve component of the U.S. Armed Forces;
(C) the U.S. Coast Guard; or
(D) the National Guard of any state.
(2) "Veteran" means a former service member who received an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions from active duty not more than two years prior to submitting an application for licensure. (Added 1959, No. 215, § 12, eff. June 2, 1959; amended 1961, No. 32, §§ 2, 3; 1969, No. 84, § 5, eff. April 18, 1969; 1993, No. 176 (Adj. Sess.), § 15; 2017, No. 119 (Adj. Sess.), § 3.)