FORBES MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 192 of 1984
***** 338.976 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 12, 2014: See 338.976 amended *****
338.976 Examinations; purpose; application; form; fee; issuance of licenses; qualifications of applicant; classification and limitation of contractor's license.
(1) Upon the filing of an application on a form prescribed by the department and payment of the examination fee prescribed in section 10, the department shall conduct examinations to establish the qualifications and competency of applicants seeking licensing for the category for which the application is submitted and shall issue licenses to those who pass the examinations and pay the initial issuance fee, except as otherwise provided for in this act. An applicant who seeks licensure in more than 1 work classification listed in subsection (3) on a single application shall only be required to pay 1 examination fee and 1 initial issuance fee as provided in section 10.
(2) An applicant is not considered eligible for examination unless the applicant is of good moral character, as defined in section 1 of 1974 PA 381, MCL 338.41, and has a minimum of 3 years of experience or an equivalent of that experience acceptable to the board, upon proper showing to the department, in 1 or more of the work classifications listed in subsection (3).
(3) A contractor's license obtained shall be classified and limited as 1 or more of the following:
(a) Hydronic heating and cooling and process piping.
(b) HVAC equipment.
(e) Limited service, heating or refrigeration.
(f) Unlimited service, heating or refrigeration.
(g) Fire suppression.
History: 1984, Act 192, Eff. Oct. 1, 1984
Am. 2004, Act 271, Imd. Eff. July 23, 2004
Am. 2010, Act 149, Imd. Eff. Aug. 23, 2010
Compiler's Notes: Former MCL 338.971 to 338.991, deriving from Act 208 of 1953 and pertaining to residential builders, were repealed by Act 383 of 1965, Eff. Apr. 1, 1966, and Act 12 of 1966, Eff. Sept. 1, 1966.
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