KRS CHAPTER 227A – ELECTRICIANS AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS

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KRS CHAPTER 227A – ELECTRICIANS
AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS
KRS 227A.010 Thru KRS 227A.150
 
Updated 5/14/09 (2006-2008)
 
 
 
As used in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) "Authorized local licensing program" means any city, county, urban-county, charter county, or consolidated local government electrician and electrical contractor licensing program established by local ordinance for the purpose of licensing electrical workers. "Authorized local licensing program" shall include a licensing program established through a cooperative agreement between two (2) or more counties;
(2) "Committee" means the Electrical Advisory Committee as described in KRS 227.530;
(3) "Office" means the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction;
(4) "Electrical" pertains to the installation, alteration, or repair of wires and conduits for the purpose of transmitting electricity, and the installation of fixtures and equipment in connection therewith;
(5) "Electrical contractor" means any licensed individual, partnership, or corporation that is licensed to engage in, offers to engage in, or advertises or holds itself out to be qualified to engage in designing, planning, superintending, contracting of, or assuming responsibility for the installation, alteration, or repair of any electrical wiring used for the purpose of furnishing heat, light, or power, and employs electrical workers to engage in this practice. If the electrical contractor is not a master electrician, the electrical contractor shall employ at least one (1) full-time master electrician; however, no master electrician shall act in this capacity for more than one (1) electrical contractor;
(6) "Electrician" means any person licensed by the office who is employed by an electrical contractor and is engaged in the construction, alteration, or repair of any electrical wiring used for the purpose of furnishing heat, light, or power;
(7) "Maintenance worker or maintenance engineer" means a person who is a regular, bona fide employee or agent of a property owner, property lessor, property management company, or firm that is not in the electrical business but has jurisdiction over the property where the routine maintenance of electrical systems is being performed;
(8) "Master electrician" means any individual licensed to assume responsible charge, supervision, or direction of an electrician engaged in the construction, installation, alteration, or repair of electrical wiring used to furnish heat, light, or power; and
(9) "Routine maintenance of electrical systems" means the routine and periodic servicing of electrical systems, including cleaning, inspecting, and making adjustments to ensure the proper operation and the removal or replacement of component parts. "Routine maintenance of electrical systems" does not include the installation of complete electrical systems.
Effective: April 6, 2004
History:Amended 2004 Ky. Acts ch. 81, sec. 2, effective April 6, 2004. — Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 1, effective June 24, 2003. Page 2 of 2
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/24/2003). Pursuant to KRS 7.136, the subsections in this section (2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 1) have been renumbered.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
 
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(1) A person who is not licensed as an electrical contractor shall not represent himself or herself to the public as an electrical contractor or use any terms, titles, or abbreviations which express or imply that the person is a licensed electrical contractor.
(2) A person who is not licensed as a master electrician shall not represent himself or herself to the public as a master electrician or use any terms, titles, or abbreviations which express or imply that the person is a licensed master electrician.
(3) A person who is not licensed as an electrician shall not represent himself or herself to the public as an electrician or use any terms, titles, or abbreviations which express or imply that the person is a licensed electrician.
(4) A person who is not licensed as an electrical contractor, electrician, or master electrician shall not engage in any activities or perform any of the duties usually performed by an electrical contractor, electrician, or master electrician unless the unlicensed person is under the direct supervision of a licensed electrician or master electrician who is present on the site where the work is being performed.
(5) An authorized local licensing program in existence on June 24, 2003, may contract with the office to become an agent of the office for purposes of the issuance and renewal of licenses issued pursuant to KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140. The office may also contract with local governments that want to become authorized licensing programs.
(6) KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall supersede all ordinances or regulations regulating electricians, master electricians, and electrical contractors of any city, county, urban-county, charter county, or consolidated local government. This provision shall not affect city, county, urban-county, charter county, or consolidated local government regulations relating to zoning requirements or occupational payroll taxes pertaining to electricians, master electricians, and electrical contractors.
Effective: June 24, 2003
History:Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 2, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
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KRS 227A.030 Limitations on applicability of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140.

(1) The provisions of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall not apply to installations under the exclusive control of electric utilities for the purpose of communication, metering, or for the generation, control, transformation, transmission, and distribution of electric energy located in buildings used exclusively by utilities for those purposes or located outdoors on property owned or leased by the utility or on public highways, streets, or roads, or outdoors by established rights on private property.
(2) Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall require that a maintenance worker or maintenance engineer performing routine maintenance of electrical systems be licensed.
(3) Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall prohibit or interfere with the ability of a homeowner or farmer to install or repair electrical wiring on his or her real property.
(4) Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall require that a retailer or its agent engaged in making installations of an appliance purchased at a retail establishment be licensed.
(5) Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall be construed to require persons making installations exempt by KRS 227.460 to be licensed or to work for a licensed person.
(6) Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall preclude the use of unlicensed, nonresident electricians in temporary, emergency, or industrial shutdown situations. Those unlicensed, nonresident electricians shall apply for an electrician’s license or a master electrician’s license after they are employed and engaged in electrical work in the Commonwealth of Kentucky for a period of ten (10) days. No unlicensed, nonresident electrician shall be employed or engaged in electrical work in the Commonwealth of Kentucky for a total of more than thirty (30) days in any calendar year without applying for an electrician’s license or a master electrician’s license. The license shall be obtained by the temporary, unlicensed, nonresident electricians within sixty (60) days of securing employment.
(7) Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall apply to a person performing work at a surface or underground coal mine or at a coal preparation plant.
(8) Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall apply to a person performing work for a telecommunications company for which the voltage is fifty (50) volts or less.
(9) Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall prohibit a factory-authorized representative from the installation, maintenance, or service of a medical equipment device. This exemption does not include work providing electrical feeds into the power distribution unit or installation of conduits and raceways. This exemption covers only those factory engineers or third-party service companies with equivalent training who are qualified to perform such service.
(10) Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall apply to low-voltage, power-limited installations for control or coordination of interconnected devices separated from a power source by a Class 2 or Class 3 transformer installed by a person licensed as:
(a) A master or journeyman heating, ventilation, and air conditioning technician employed by a licensed HVAC contractor pursuant to KRS 198B.658;
(b) A fire protection sprinkler contractor pursuant to KRS 198B.560;
(c) A manufactured housing dealer or certified installer pursuant to KRS 227.610;
(d) A boiler mechanic pursuant to KRS 236.210;
(e) A master or journeyman plumber pursuant to KRS 318.030;
(f) An onsite sewage disposal system installer pursuant to KRS 211.357; or
(g) An electrician or master electrician employed by an electrical contractor pursuant to KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140.
(11) The provisions of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall not apply to work performed at industrial manufacturing facilities or natural gas pipeline facilities by employees of those facilities.
Effective: July 12, 2006
History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 24, sec. 1, effective July 12, 2006; and ch. 83, sec. 5, effective July 12, 2006. — Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 41, sec. 1, effective June 20, 2005. — Amended 2004 Ky. Acts ch. 81, sec. 5, effective April 6, 2004. — Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 3, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (7/12/2006). This section was amended by 2006 Ky. Acts chs. 24 and 83, which do not appear to be in conflict and have been codified together.
Legislative Research Commission Note (7/12/2006). 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 83, sec. 6, provides that the Act, which included an amendment to this statute, shall be known and may be cited as "Isaac’s Act."
 
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(1) The office, with assistance from the Electrical Advisory Committee, shall administer and enforce the provisions of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 and shall evaluate the qualifications of applicants for licensure.
(2) The office may issue subpoenas, examine witnesses, pay appropriate witness fees, administer oaths, and investigate allegations of practices violating the provisions of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 or the administrative regulations promulgated under KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 and KRS Chapter 13A.
(3) The office shall conduct hearings under KRS Chapter 13B and keep records and minutes necessary to carry out the functions of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140.
(4) The office, with assistance from the Electrical Advisory Committee, shall evaluate the qualifications of applicants and issue licenses to qualified candidates.
(5) The office shall renew licenses.
(6) The office may:
(a) Refuse to issue or renew a license;
(b) Suspend or revoke a license;
(c) Impose supervisory or probationary conditions upon a licensee;
(d) Impose administrative disciplinary fines;
(e) Issue written reprimands or admonishments; and
(f) Take any combination of the actions permitted in this subsection.
(7) The office may seek injunctive relief in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, in the county in which the violation occurred, or in the county where the business of the accused is located to stop any unlawful practice in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 and administrative regulations promulgated thereunder. The office may also seek injunctive relief for unlicensed persons who inappropriately use the title "electrical contractor," "electrician," or "master electrician."
(8) The office, with comments and advice from the Electrical Advisory Committee if required by KRS 198B.030(9) and (10), may promulgate administrative regulations to create a code of ethics and procedures governing the licensure of electrical contractors, electricians, and master electricians.
(9) The office may enter into reciprocal agreements with other states having licensure, certification, or registration qualifications and requirements substantially equal to those of this state.
Effective: July 12, 2006
History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 256, sec. 7, effective July 12, 2006. — Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 4, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
 
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(1) All fees and other moneys received by the office under the provisions of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of a revolving fund for use by the office in administering the provisions of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140.
(2) No part of this revolving fund shall revert to the general funds of the Commonwealth.
(3) An authorized local licensing program under KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall negotiate with the office the amount of the fees to be retained by the authorized local licensing program.
(4) Funds for the initial administration of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140, following June 24, 2003, and to the extent fee income is insufficient to meet actual costs as determined by the chief budget officer for the office, shall be borrowed from surplus trust and agency accounts of the office and repaid without interest over no more than the succeeding two (2) fiscal years.
Effective: June 24, 2003
History:Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 5, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
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(1) The office shall issue a license as an "electrical contractor" to an applicant who meets the following requirements:
(a) Has paid to the office the application fee not to exceed two hundred dollars ($200) and the appropriate examination fee, which shall not exceed the actual cost of examination;
(b) Has achieved a passing score, as set by the office, on all portions of the examination required by the office. The office shall promulgate administrative regulations to specify who shall take the examination if the applicant is a business entity; and
(c) Has submitted proof that he or she has complied with workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance laws and administrative regulations and has obtained a general liability insurance policy of not less than five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000).
(2) The office shall issue a license as a "master electrician" to an applicant who meets the following requirements:
(a) Has paid to the office the application fee not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100) and the appropriate examination fee not to exceed the actual cost of the examination;
(b) Has completed:
1. Six (6) years of verifiable experience in the electrical trade; and
2. A training course in electrical work, acceptable to the office, or an additional two (2) years of verifiable experience in the electrical trade; and
(c) Has achieved a passing score, as set by the office, on all portions of the examination required by the office.
(3) The office shall issue a license as an "electrician" to an applicant who meets the following requirements:
(a) Has paid to the office the application fee not to exceed fifty dollars ($50) and the appropriate examination fee not to exceed the actual cost of the examination;
(b) Has completed:
1. Four (4) years of verifiable experience in the electrical trade; and
2. A training course in electrical work, acceptable to the office, or an additional two (2) years of verifiable experience in the electrical trade; and
(c) Has achieved a passing score, as set by the office, on all portions of the examination required by the office.
Effective: June 24, 2003
History:Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 6, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
 
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Upon application to the office and payment of all applicable fees, the office shall license by endorsement an applicant who is registered, licensed, or certified in another state if the requirements for registration, licensing, or certification in the issuing state are substantially equal to the requirements for licensing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the applicant is in good standing in the issuing state. The office shall license an applicant by endorsement only if the issuing state extends similar reciprocity to Kentucky citizens licensed under KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140.
Effective: June 24, 2003
History:Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 7, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
 
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(1) Upon payment of all applicable fees, an applicant for licensure as a master electrician under KRS 227A.060 making application to the office prior to July 15, 2004, may be licensed by the office without completing the licensure requirements as established in KRS 227A.060 if:
(a) The applicant is currently licensed by a city, county, urban-county, consolidated local government, or the state of Kentucky; or
(b) The applicant is currently licensed, certified, or registered as a master electrician in another state whose standards are substantially equal to those in KRS 227A.060.
(2) Prior to July 15, 2004, an applicant who does not qualify for licensure under subsection (1) of this section or KRS 227A.060 may qualify for licensure by the following:
(a) An applicant for licensure as an electrical contractor shall qualify by showing a minimum of two (2) years of verifiable experience engaging in the work of an electrical contractor in this state;
(b) An applicant for licensure as a master electrician shall qualify by showing a minimum of six (6) years of verifiable experience as an electrical worker in this state; and
(c) An applicant for licensure as an electrician shall qualify by showing a minimum of four (4) years of verifiable experience as an electrical worker in this state.
Under this subsection, any individual who is currently engaged in the work of an electrical contractor, electrician, or master electrician but who has not been licensed by the state or any locality may qualify for licensure in lieu of requirements in KRS 227A.060 by documenting the appropriate years of experience in his or her respective area.
(3) Prior to July 15, 2004, the office may issue a pending license to an applicant. A pending license shall allow the applicant to act in the capacity applied for until the applicant’s permanent license is issued or the application is denied.
(4) After July 15, 2004, licensure under this section shall cease.
Effective: April 6, 2004
History:Amended 2004 Ky. Acts ch. 81, sec. 4, effective April 6, 2004. — Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 8, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
 
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(1) The office, with advice from the Electrical Advisory Committee, shall select and approve an examination to be used in determining the competency of persons to be licensed under KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140. Examinations selected and approved for each level of licensing shall be nationally recognized examinations which have been determined through proper validation techniques to measure successfully an individual’s competency to perform the licensed practice.
(2) The office shall offer the examinations on a regularly scheduled basis in localities determined by the committee. The office shall offer the examinations through any authorized local licensing program.
(3) The office may contract with an outside entity or testing service for the administration of examinations required for licensure.
Effective: June 24, 2003
History:Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 9, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
 
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(1) Each licensee licensed under the provisions of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall annually, on or before the last day of the licensee’s birth month, pay to the office a renewal fee as established in administrative regulations promulgated by the office.
(2) A sixty (60) day grace period shall be allowed after the anniversary date of the license during which time a licensee may continue to practice and may renew his or her license upon payment of the renewal fee plus a late renewal fee as promulgated by administrative regulation of the office.
(3) A license not renewed before the end of the sixty (60) day grace period shall terminate based on the failure of the licensee to renew in a timely manner. Upon termination, the licensee is no longer eligible to practice in the Commonwealth.
(4) After the sixty (60) day grace period, a former licensee with a terminated license may have the license reinstated upon payment of the renewal fee plus a reinstatement fee as promulgated by administrative regulation of the office. An applicant for reinstatement after termination of the license shall not be required to submit to any examination as a condition for reinstatement, if the reinstatement application is made within three (3) years from the date of termination.
(5) A suspended license is subject to expiration and termination and shall be renewed as provided in this section. Renewal shall not entitle the licensee to engage in the practice until the suspension has ended or is otherwise removed by the office and the right to practice is restored by the office.
(6) A revoked license is subject to expiration or termination but may not be renewed. If it is reinstated, the former licensee shall pay the reinstatement fee as promulgated by administrative regulations under subsection (4) of this section and the renewal fee as promulgated by administrative regulations under subsection (1) of this section.
(7) The office shall require an applicant for renewal or reinstatement of a license to show evidence of completing at least six (6) hours of continuing education provided by the National Electrical Contractors Association, the Associated Builders and Contractors, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the Associated General Contractors, the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, the Independent Electrical Contractors Association, the Kentucky Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction, or other provider of instruction approved by the office. The office shall promulgate administrative regulations establishing the content of the programs and the qualifications of the providers.
(8) The office shall require, where applicable, that an applicant for renewal or reinstatement of a license submit proof that the applicant has complied with workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance laws and regulations and has obtained a general liability insurance policy of not less than five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000).
(9) The office may, through the promulgation of administrative regulations:
(a) Establish an inactive license for licensees who are not actively engaging in the electrical business but wish to maintain their license;
(b) Reduce license and renewal fees for inactive licensees; and Page 2 of 2
(c) Waive the requirements established in subsection (8) of this section for inactive licensees.
Effective: April 6, 2004
History:Amended 2004 Ky. Acts ch. 81, sec. 3, effective April 6, 2004. — Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 10, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
 
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(1) The office may, following a hearing pursuant to KRS Chapter 13B, impose sanctions specified in KRS 227A.040 upon proof that the licensee has:
(a) Misrepresented or concealed a material fact in obtaining a license, or in the reinstatement thereof;
(b) Been incompetent or negligent in the practice of performing electrical work;
(c) Failed to comply with an order issued by the office or an assurance of voluntary compliance; or
(d) Violated any provisions of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 and administrative regulations promulgated thereunder.
(2) One (1) year from the date of a revocation, any former licensee whose license has been revoked may petition the office for reinstatement. The office shall investigate the petition and may reinstate the license upon a finding that the applicant has complied with any terms prescribed by the office and is again able to competently engage in the practice of performing electrical work.
(3) At any time during the investigative or hearing processes, the office may enter into an agreed order or accept an assurance of voluntary compliance with the license holder which effectively deals with the complaint.
(4) The office may reconsider, modify, or reverse its probations, suspensions, or other disciplinary actions.
Effective: June 24, 2003
History:Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 11, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
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Any party aggrieved by a disciplinary action of the office may bring an action in the Circuit Court of Franklin County under the provisions of KRS Chapter 13B.
Effective: June 24, 2003
History:Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 12, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
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Any person who violates or aids in the violation of any provision of KRS 227A.020 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined not less than five hundred dollars ($500) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), or sentenced to jail for not less than ten (10) nor more than one hundred eighty (180) days, or both.
Effective: June 24, 2003
History: Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 13, effective June 24, 2003.
 
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KRS 227A.140 Effect of disassociation of licensee on electrical contractor or other business.
(1) A master electrician who ceases to be associated with the electrical contractor and is the representative by which the licensed electrical contractor qualifies shall immediately report his or her disassociation to the office or the authorized local licensing program. The master electrician shall be responsible for all work done under his or her license until the office or the authorized local licensing program is notified by the master electrician that he or she is no longer associated with the electrical contractor.
(2) If the holder of any electrical license ceases to be a part of the business relying upon the holder’s license for its right to remain in business, the business shall employ a licensed person prior to the continuance of any business activity or within thirty (30) days, whichever comes first.
Effective: June 24, 2003
History:Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 119, sec. 14, effective June 24, 2003.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/20/2005). 2005 Ky. Acts chs. 11, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 123, and 181 instruct the Reviser of Statutes to correct statutory references to agencies and officers whose names have been changed in 2005 legislation confirming the reorganization of the executive branch. Such a correction has been made in this section.
 
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KRS 227A.150 Limitation on applicability of KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 to low-voltage installer certificate holder.
Nothing in KRS 227A.010 to 227A.140 shall apply to low-voltage, power-limited installations for control or coordination of interconnected devices separated from a power source by a Class 2 or Class 3 transformer installed by a low-voltage installer certificate holder. The office shall set the standards for experience and testing for issuance of a low-voltage installer certificate by administrative regulation and may charge a fee to be set by the office by administrative regulation but not to exceed the actual cost of issuance of the certificate.
Effective: April 6, 2004
History: Created 2004 Ky. Acts ch. 81, sec. 6, effective April 6, 2004.
 
 
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