General Assembly: 82 (2008 Regular GA) - Chapter 1077 - Electrician licensure — experience in lieu of examination


Published: 2008-04-11

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229 LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-SECOND G.A., 2008 SESSION CH. 1077

ity corporations investor-owned utilities, rural water associations or districts, or telecommu- nications systems to be inspected while acting within the scope of their employment.

Sec. 4. EFFECTIVEDATE. Sections 1 and 2of thisAct, beingdeemedof immediate impor- tance, take effect upon enactment.

Approved April 11, 2008

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CH. 1077CH. 1077

CHAPTER 1077 ELECTRICIAN LICENSURE —

EXPERIENCE IN LIEU OF EXAMINATION

H.F. 2411

AN ACT providing for changes in electrician licensure requirements for specified licensure classifications, and providing an effective date.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 103.10, subsection 3, paragraph a, Code Supplement 2007, is amended to read as follows: a. An applicant who can provide proof acceptable to the board that the applicant has been

working in the electrical business and involved in planning for, laying out, supervising, and installing electrical wiring, apparatus, or equipment for light, heat, and power prior to 1990 since January 1, 1998, and for a total of at least sixteen thousand hours, of which at least eight thousand hours shall have been accumulated since January 1, 1998, may be granted a class Bmaster electrician licensewithout taking an examination. An applicantwho is issued a class B master electrician license pursuant to this section shall not be authorized to plan, lay out, or supervise the installation of electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment in a political subdi- visionwhich, prior to or after January 1, 2008, establishes licensing standards which preclude such work by class B master electricians in the political subdivision. The board shall adopt rules establishing procedures relating to the restriction of a class B master electrician license pursuant to this subsection.

Sec. 2. Section 103.12, subsection 3, paragraph a, Code Supplement 2007, is amended to read as follows: a. An applicant who can provide proof acceptable to the board that the applicant has been

employed as a journeyman electrician since 1990 January 1, 1998, and for a total of at least sixteen thousand hours, of which at least eight thousand hours shall have been accumulated since January 1, 1998, may be granted a class B journeyman electrician license without taking an examination. An applicant who is issued a class B journeyman electrician license pursuant to this section shall not be authorized to wire for or install electrical wiring, apparatus, and equipment in a political subdivisionwhich, prior to or after January 1, 2008, establishes licens- ing standards which preclude such work by class B journeyman electricians in the political subdivision. The board shall adopt rules establishing procedures relating to the restriction of a class B journeyman electrician license pursuant to this subsection.

Sec. 3. EFFECTIVEDATE. This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved April 11, 2008