ELECTRICAL ADMINISTRATIVE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 217 of 1956
338.883e Apprentice electrician; registration; form; certificate of registration; apprenticeship training program; apprentice electrician ratio.
(1) An individual employed as an apprentice electrician shall register with the board on a form provided by the board within 30 days after employment.
(2) The department of labor shall issue a certificate of registration to a person seeking registration upon satisfactory proof of the person's participation in a bona fide apprenticeship training program approved by the board. This program shall be equivalent to the requirements of those imposed by the United States department of labor bureau of apprenticeship and training, subject to subsection (3).
(3) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (4), the ratio of electrical journeymen or master electricians to registered apprentice electricians shall be on the basis of 1 electrical journeyman or master electrician to 1 registered apprentice electrician. The department of labor or an enforcing agency shall enforce the ratio on a jobsite basis.
(4) Notwithstanding subsection (3), in the case of a residential single family dwelling or a multifamily dwelling not exceeding 8 units per building, the department of labor or an enforcing agency shall enforce the apprentice electrician ratio on the basis of 1 electrical journeyman or master electrician to 2 registered apprentice electricians on a jobsite basis.
History: Add. 1990, Act 246, Eff. Mar. 28, 1991
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