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§ 6-205. Duties of State Board

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and ProfessionsEffective: July 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 6. Electricians (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. State Board of Electricians (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2021
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 6-205
§ 6-205. Duties of State Board
In general
(a) In addition to any powers and duties set forth elsewhere, the State Board shall:
(1) twice a year hold a seminar and invite members from each local licensing jurisdiction to discuss any industry or licensing problems;
(2) adopt regulations to establish:
(i) application and examination fees;
(ii) continuing education requirements; and
(iii) application deadlines;
(3) enforce, within 18 months of issuance, minimum standards for the provision of electrical services consistent with the most recently issued version of the National Fire Protection Association 70: National Electrical Code;
(4) issue licenses;
(5) keep records of its proceedings; and
(6) adopt any other regulations necessary to carry out this title.
Continuing education
(b) The continuing education requirements adopted under this section shall:
(1) be based on the National Electrical Code or any local variants adopted by a local board;
(2) consist of a course or training on practical techniques, installation procedures, or other relevant topics; and
(3) be administered by:
(i) a college or an apprenticeship program approved by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council or the federal Office of Apprenticeship;
(ii) a state or nationally recognized training program; or
(iii) another person approved by the State Board.


Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1994, c. 130, § 1, eff. July 1, 1994; Acts 1998, c. 49, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1998; Acts 2011, c. 201, § 1, eff. July 1, 2011; Acts 2021, c. 708, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021.
Formerly Art. 56A, § 2-205.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 6-205, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 6-205
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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