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Delaware- SB 43 (Electrical Licensing)

Issue: Electrical Licensing Applicant Qualifications

Affects: Those who build pools/spas

Send comments to: Regan Ratliff, rratliff@phta.org

Summary:  This bill outlines criminal history in determining if an applicant may receive an electrical license by the Board of Electrical Examiners. 

This bill:

(1) Permits the Board to grant waivers for felony convictions for crimes committed against a person where more  than 3 years have elapsed, and more than 2 years have elapsed for other felonies. 

(2) Permits the Board to grant waivers for felony and misdemeanor convictions if the applicant is on Level I or II probation. 

(3) Precludes the Board from considering a conviction where more than 10 years have elapsed since the date of  conviction. 

(4) Requires an applicant to submit evidence that the applicant has not been convicted of a felony sexual offense.

Status:  This bill was introduced April 18, 2019.

Bill: http://legis.delaware.gov/BillDetail/47385