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Code of Virginia - Title 54.1 Professions And Occupations - Chapter 11 Contractors

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  • 54.1-1100 Definitions
    As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning: "Board" means the Board for Contractors. "Class A contractors" perform or manage construction, ...
  • 54.1-1101 Exemptions; failure to obtain certificate of occupancy; penalties
    A. The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to: 1. Any governmental agency performing work with its own forces; 2. Work bid upon or ...
  • 54.1-1102 Board for Contractors membership; offices; meetings; seal; record
    A. The Board for Contractors shall be composed of thirteen members as follows: one member shall be a licensed Class A general contractor; the larger ...
  • 54.1-1103 Necessity for license; requirements for water well drillers and landscape irrigation contractors; e...
    A. No person shall engage in, or offer to engage in, contracting work in the Commonwealth unless he has been licensed under the provisions of ...
  • 54.1-1104 Register of applicants
    The Director shall keep a register of all applicants showing their date of application, name, qualifications, place of business, place of residence, and whether such ...
  • 54.1-1105 Description unavailable
    Repealed by Acts 1991, c. 151. ...
  • 54.1-1106 Application for Class A license; fees; examination; issuance
    A. Any person desiring to be licensed as a Class A contractor shall file with the Department a written application on a form prescribed by ...
  • 54.1-1106.1 Violations of certain State Board of Health regulations; penalty
    The Board for Contractors shall consider violations of regulations of the State Board of Health relating to water wells as violations of this chapter, punishable ...
  • 54.1-1107 , 54.1-1107.1
    Repealed by Acts 1990, c. 911, effective January 1, 1991. ...
  • 54.1-1108 Application for Class B license; fees; examination; issuance
    A. Any person desiring to be licensed as a Class B contractor shall file with the Department a written application on a form prescribed by ...
  • 54.1-1108.1 Waiver of examination; designated employee
    Any Class A contractor licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia prior to January 1, 1991, and in business on December 31, 1990, shall provide to ...
  • 54.1-1108.2 Application for Class C license; fees; issuance
    A. Any person desiring to be licensed as a Class C contractor shall file with the Department a written application on a form prescribed by ...
  • 54.1-1109 Expiration and renewal of license or certificate
    A license or certificate issued pursuant to this chapter shall expire as provided in Board regulations. Application for renewal of a license or certificate may ...
  • 54.1-1110 Grounds for denial or revocation of license or certificate
    The Board shall have the power to require remedial education, suspend, revoke, or deny renewal of the license or certificate of any contractor who is ...
  • 54.1-1110.1 Re-examination of designated employee
    The Board shall have the power to require remedial education or may require a designated employee to retake the examination required by this chapter, in ...
  • 54.1-1111 Prerequisites to obtaining building, etc., permit
    Any person applying to the building inspector or any other authority of a county, city, or town in this Commonwealth, charged with the duty of ...
  • 54.1-1112 Invitations to bid and specifications to refer to law
    All architects and engineers preparing plans and specifications for work to be contracted in Virginia shall include in their invitations to the bidder and in ...
  • 54.1-1113 Nonresident bidders to appoint statutory agent for service of process
    Before any nonresident person or any foreign corporation bids on any work in this Commonwealth, the nonresident person or foreign corporation, by written power of ...
  • 54.1-1114 Filing and hearing of charges
    Any person may file complaints against any contractor licensed or certified pursuant to this chapter. The Director shall investigate complaints and the Board may take ...
  • 54.1-1115 Prohibited acts
    A. The following acts are prohibited and shall constitute the commission of a Class 1 misdemeanor: 1. Contracting for, or bidding upon the construction, removal, ...
  • 54.1-1115.1 Evidence of violation of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
    In any proceeding pursuant to § 54.1-1114, the Board shall consider any written documentation of a violation of the Uniform Statewide Building Code (§ 36-97 ...
  • 54.1-1116 Description unavailable
    Repealed by Acts 1993, c. 717. ...
  • 54.1-1117 Licensing of certain contractors by cities, counties and towns; qualifications and procedure; regis...
    A. Except as to contractors currently licensed under the provisions of § 54.1-1106, the governing body of every city, county or town shall have the ...
  • 54.1-1118 Definitions
    As used in this article, unless the context requires a different meaning: "Act" means the Virginia Contractor Transaction Recovery Act. "Biennium" means a two-year period ...
  • 54.1-1119 Assessments by Director; assignment to Fund; minimum balance; notice; penalties; costs of administr...
    A. Each initial regulant, at the time of application, shall be assessed twenty-five dollars, which shall be specifically assigned to the Fund. Initial payments may ...
  • 54.1-1120 Recovery from Fund generally
    A. Whenever any person is awarded a judgment in a court of competent jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Virginia against any individual or entity which ...
  • 54.1-1121 Investigations
    Upon receipt of the notice of proceedings against the regulant, the Board may cause its own investigation to be conducted. (1987, c. 555, § 54-145.3:3.1; ...
  • 54.1-1122 Consideration of applications for payment
    A. The Department shall promptly consider the verified claim of the claimant administratively. If it appears that a prima facie case has been made for ...
  • 54.1-1123 Limitations upon recovery from Fund; certain actions not a bar to recovery
    A. The maximum claim of one claimant against the Fund based upon an unpaid judgment arising out of the improper or dishonest conduct of one ...
  • 54.1-1124 Participation by Board or Director in proceeding
    Upon service of process as provided in subdivision 1 of § 54.1-1120, the Board, the Director, or duly authorized representatives of the Board shall then ...
  • 54.1-1125 Assignment of claimant's rights to Board; payment of claim
    Subject to the provisions of § 54.1-1123 upon the claimant's execution and delivery to the Director of an assignment to the Board of his rights ...
  • 54.1-1126 Revocation of license upon payment from Fund
    Upon payment by the Director to a claimant from the Fund as provided in § 54.1-1125, the Board shall immediately revoke the license of the ...
  • 54.1-1127 No waiver by Board of disciplinary action against regulant
    This article shall not limit the authority of the Board to take disciplinary action against any regulant for any violation of this title or the ...
  • 54.1-1128 Definitions
    "Backflow prevention device worker" means any individual who engages in, or offers to engage in, the maintenance, repair, testing, or periodic inspection of cross connection ...
  • 54.1-1129 Necessity for licensure
    A. Beginning July 1, 1995, no individual shall engage in, or offer to engage in, work as a tradesman as defined in § 54.1-1128 unless ...
  • 54.1-1129.1 Certification of water well systems providers; continuing education.
    A. The Board shall establish three levels of certification as follows: (i) trainee, which shall require proof of at least one year of full-time practical ...
  • 54.1-1130 Application for licensure; fees; examinations; issuance; waiver of examination for water well syste...
    A. Any individual desiring to be licensed as a tradesman, liquefied petroleum gas fitter or natural gas fitter provider, or certified as a backflow prevention ...
  • 54.1-1131 Exemptions
    A. An individual certified or licensed by any one of the following agencies shall not be required to fulfill the examination requirement specified in § ...
  • 54.1-1132 Expiration and renewal of license or certificate
    A license as a tradesman, liquefied petroleum gas fitter or natural gas fitter provider, or a certificate as a backflow prevention device worker, issued pursuant ...
  • 54.1-1133 Continuing education
    The Board may establish in the regulations requirements for continuing education as a prerequisite to renewal of any certificate or license issued under this article. ...
  • 54.1-1134 Grounds for denial or revocation of certification or license; reports of building officials and oth...
    The Board shall have the power to require remedial education and to suspend, revoke or deny renewal of the certification or license of any individual ...
  • 54.1-1135 Prohibited acts
    A. Practicing or attempting to practice as a tradesman, liquefied petroleum gas fitter or natural gas fitter provider in the Commonwealth, except as provided for ...
  • 54.1-1140 Definitions
    As used in this article, unless the context requires a different meaning: "Certified elevator mechanic" means an individual who is certified by the Board in ...
  • 54.1-1141 Certification required; exemption
    A. No person shall engage in, or offer to engage in, work as an elevator mechanic in the Commonwealth unless he has been certified under ...
  • 54.1-1142 Issuance of certification; emergency certification
    A. The Board shall issue a certificate to practice as a certified elevator mechanic in the Commonwealth to any applicant who has submitted satisfactory evidence ...
  • 54.1-1142.1 Certifications in event of declared emergency or work stoppage.
    A. Whenever the Governor declares a state of emergency in accordance with § 44-146.17 or in the event of a work stoppage by elevator mechanics ...
  • 54.1-1143 Continuing education
    A. The Board shall establish in the regulations requirements for continuing education as a prerequisite to renewal of any certificate issued under this article. The ...

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