Amended 2019 General Session
(1) There is created a Plumbers Licensing Board, an Alarm System Security and Licensing Board, and an Electricians Licensing Board. Members of the boards shall be selected to provide representation as follows:
(a) The Plumbers Licensing Board consists of five members as follows:
(i) two members shall be licensed from among the license classifications of master or journeyman plumber;
(ii) two members shall be licensed plumbing contractors; and
(iii) one member shall be from the public at large with no history of involvement in the construction trades.
(i) The Alarm System Security and Licensing Board consists of five members as follows:
(A) three individuals who are officers or owners of a licensed alarm business;
(B) one individual from among nominees of the Utah Peace Officers Association; and
(C) one individual representing the general public.
(ii) The Alarm System Security and Licensing Board shall designate one of its members on a permanent or rotating basis to:
(A) assist the division in reviewing complaints concerning the unlawful or unprofessional conduct of a licensee; and
(B) advise the division in its investigation of these complaints.
(iii) A board member who has, under this Subsection (1)(b)(iii), reviewed a complaint or advised in its investigation is disqualified from participating with the board when the board serves as a presiding officer in an adjudicative proceeding concerning the complaint.
(c) The Electricians Licensing Board consists of five members as follows:
(i) two members shall be licensed from among the license classifications of master or journeyman electrician, of whom one shall represent a union organization and one shall be selected having no union affiliation;
(ii) two shall be licensed electrical contractors of whom one shall represent a union organization and one shall be selected having no union affiliation; and
(iii) one member shall be from the public at large with no history of involvement in the construction trades or union affiliation.
(2) The duties, functions, and responsibilities of each board include the following:
(a) recommending to the commission appropriate rules;
(b) recommending to the commission policy and budgetary matters;
(c) approving and establishing a passing score for applicant examinations;
(d) overseeing the screening of applicants for licensing, renewal, reinstatement, and relicensure;
(e) assisting the commission in establishing standards of supervision for students or persons in training to become qualified to obtain a license in the occupation or profession it represents; and
(f) acting as presiding officer in conducting hearings associated with the adjudicative proceedings and in issuing recommended orders when so authorized by the commission.
(3) The division in collaboration with the Plumbers Licensing Board and the Electricians Licensing Board shall provide a preliminary report on or before October 1, 2019, and a final written report on or before June 1, 2020, to the Business and Labor Interim Committee and the Occupational and Professional Licensure Review Committee that provides recommendations for consistent educational and training standards for plumber and electrician apprentice programs in the state, including recommendations for education and training provided by all providers, including institutions of higher education and technical colleges.
|Board member||Type||Qualification||Original Appointment||Current Appointment||Expiration|
|Astin, Paul D.||Member||Peace Officer Association Representative||12/20/2019||12/20/2019||6/30/2023|
|Howe, Jeff||Chair||Officer/Owner Alarm Business||7/1/2017||07/01/2017||6/30/2021|
|Iverson, Troy||Member||Officer/Owner Alarm Business||7/1/2013||07/01/2017||6/30/2021|
|Ricks, Sean||Member||Officer/Owner Alarm Business||12/20/2019||12/20/2019||6/30/2023|