Rules and Regulations for Commercial Roofing Installation Contractors


Title 440 Contractors' Registration & Licensing Board
Chapter 10 General Administration, Registration, Licensing, and Filing Claims
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 4 Rules and Regulations for Commercial Roofing Installation Contractors
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Proposed
Filing Notice Date 09/30/2019
Public Comment Dates 09/30/2019 to 10/31/2019

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-73-3(d)(1)

Purpose and Reason :

The purpose of this regulation is to administer and enforce the provisions of the Commercial Roofing Contractors Law, R. I. Gen Laws Chapter 5-73, and to refer to those sections of the R.I. Contractors Law, R.I. Gen Laws Chapter 5-65, that are applicable to roofing contractors. The Commercial Roofing Installation Contractors Law sets forth the requirements for licensing and promotes public safety, health, and welfare by providing a mechanism to ensure that all commercial roofing contractors conducting business in the State of Rhode Island have the requisite skills, training, and experience necessary to safety and adequately conduct roofing activities within this state. Any person who fails to license as a commercial roofing contractor, as stipulated, is subject to penalties for operating without a license. 

The proposed regulation supplements the statutory requirements by:

·         Defining terms pertinent to the regulation;

·         Detailing and expounding on the

o   General administrative requirements

o   Licensing requirements

o   Application process

o   Educational Requirements;

·         Describing in detail the CRLB Complaint process, including

o   Notice of accepted complaints and initial CRLB investigation

o   Prehearing conferences and alternative dispute resolution

o   Violations

o   Appeals

o   Criminal Prosecution;

·         Describing the process by which the CRLB shall conduct administrative hearings, including

o   Expungements

o   Default

o   Disqualification/Incapacity of Hearing Officer

o   Miscellaneous provisions

o   Hearings – Public Information

o   Publication of Orders and Notices; and

·         Establishing the Standards of Professional Practice.

There are no previous versions of this Part.


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