97-H 6110A
Effective Without the Governor's Signature
Jul. 8, 1997


It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:

SECTION 1. Sections 5-6-10 and 5-6-14 of the General Laws in Chapter 5-6 entitled "Electricians" are hereby amended to read as follows:

5-6-10. Limited premises certificate/license. -- A Certificate C shall be issued to {DEL any person, firm, or corporation DEL} {ADD manufacturing and industrial firms who ADD} regularly {DEL employing DEL} {ADD employ ADD} one or more electricians for installation and {ADD when the work performed by said individuals is limited to ADD} maintenance {ADD and repair ADD} of {DEL electric DEL} {ADD electrical ADD} wiring, devices, appliances, and equipment on {ADD the ADD} premises owned or occupied by the applicant. The application must be made by {DEL some DEL} {ADD a ADD} responsible officer of {DEL a DEL} {ADD the ADD} firm {DEL or corporation, DEL} and shall contain a description of the premises within which work is to be done under the permit. {ADD All work must meet electrical and municipal codes and must be permitted accordingly by the municipality. ADD}

5-6-14. Work on premises covered by limited premises certificates. -- Electricians regularly employed by firms or {DEL corporations, DEL} holders of a Certificate C, may install {ADD and maintain ADD} such electrical wiring, conduits, and appliances, or make such repairs as may be required {DEL only on the premises and property of those firms or corporations; provided, however that those electricians hold journeyperson's licenses, and have complied with this chapter. DEL} {ADD in and on the property of those firms, provided however, that a permit has been approved and issued by the municipality to ensure that all code and safety policies are upheld, and that electricians holding journeyperson's licenses are complying with this chapter. Class C certificates are not valid for new external construction projects on a firm's premises exceeding two thousand (2,000) square feet. ADD}

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.

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