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§ 517.3. Registration of contractors

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 73 P.S. Trade and CommerceEffective: July 1, 2009

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 73 P.S. Trade and Commerce (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14B. Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act
Effective: July 1, 2009
73 P.S. § 517.3
§ 517.3. Registration of contractors
(a) General rule.--No person shall hold himself out as a contractor, nor shall a person perform any home improvement without first registering with the bureau, as provided for in this act.
(b) Public access to registration information.--The bureau shall maintain a toll-free telephone number from which a caller can obtain information as to whether a contractor is registered with the bureau pursuant to this act, as well as information that may be obtained on the bureau's Internet website.
(c) Confidentiality of personal information.--The bureau shall create a policy for the disclosure of personal information to the public. The bureau may not disclose to the public a contractor's Social Security number, driver's license number or any confidential information prohibited by law from being disclosed, provided that a contractor's home address and home telephone number shall be disclosed only if it is also used as the contractor's business address and business telephone number.
(d) Nongrant or renewal of license.--The Department of Banking shall not grant or renew a license to any person registered, or required to be registered, as a home improvement contractor pursuant to any of the following:
(1) The former act of December 12, 1980 (P.L. 1179, No. 219),1 known as the Secondary Mortgage Loan Act.
(2) The act of December 22, 1989 (P.L. 687, No. 90),2 known as the Mortgage Bankers and Brokers and Consumer Equity Protection Act.


2008, Oct. 17, P.L. 1645, No. 132, § 3, effective July 1, 2009.


7 P.S. § 6601 et seq.
63 P.S. § 456.101 et seq.
73 P.S. § 517.3, PA ST 73 P.S. § 517.3
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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