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SB 78 (BR 94) - W. Westerfield

     AN ACT relating to electricians.
     Amend KRS 227A.060 to require the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction to administer its electrician licensing examination; allow an applicant to sit for the electrician licensing examination if the applicant has four years of experience or two years of experience plus an acceptable training course in electrical work; create a nonrenewable two-year provisional electrician license; require an applicant for a provisional license to have at least six years of verifiable experience since age 16; establish how a provisional license holder may become a licensed electrician; allow a former provisional license holder to apply for regular licensure as an electrician.


     SFA1( W. Westerfield ) - Make a provisional electrician's license valid for one year; state that lapsed electrician licenses originally issued under KRS 227A.080 before the repeal of that statute are authorized to be reissued; require passing the relevant examination and paying a $100 fee before reissuance of the license; end reissuance after July 31, 2020.

     Jan 11, 2018 - introduced in Senate
     Jan 16, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Jan 23, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 24, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 25, 2018 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 25, 2018; 3rd reading, passed 26-10 with floor amendment (1)
     Jan 26, 2018 - received in House
     Jan 30, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)