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Issue: Contractor License Requirements
Affects:  Those who build pools/spas
Send comments to:  Jennifer Hatfield,
Bill Summary: This bill proposes to create the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act which outlines specific contractor requirements.   In the Contractor Licensing Act, a ‘General engineer contractor’ is defined as a person who is permitted to work on swimming pools. 
APSP members are encouraged to read through the proposed bill and send comments to the APSP Government Relations team. 
Status: A hearing was held January 18, 2019.  APSP is inquiring in the outcome and will report when more information is released. 
Proposed Bill:   http://www.wvlegislature.gov/Bill_Text_HTML/2019_SESSIONS/RS/bills/hb2203%20intr.pdf