21.311.15 96th Legislative Session 400
HOUSE COMMERCE AND ENERGY ENGROSSED
Introduced by: The Committee on Commerce and Energy at the request of the State Plumbing Commission
An Act to revise the renewal date and maximum renewal fee of certain licenses issued by the plumbing commission.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:
Section 1. That a NEW SECTION be added:
36-25-33. Expiration and renewal of licenses.
Beginning July 1, 2021, any new license issued under § 36-25-19 expires every two years on December thirty-first and may only be renewed on or before the immediately following January thirty-first.
Any person licensed with the commission prior to July 1, 2021, shall be transitioned to a two-year renewal cycle and pay renewal fees on December 31, 2021, as follows:
(1) Licensees with last names beginning with A through K shall pay one-half of the license fee set forth in rule and be subject to renewal on December 31, 2022; and
(2) Licensees with last names beginning with L through Z shall pay the full license fee as set forth in rule and be subject to renewal on December 31, 2023.
Section 2. That § 36-25-19 be AMENDED.
36-25-19. Application for license--Examination--Fees.
A person may apply for a license required by this chapter to the commission, accompanied by a license fee established by the commission under this section. If the person is not entitled to a renewal, the commission shall register a person who satisfactorily passes an examination showing fitness to practice the person's trade. Examinations may be held in conjunction with any quarterly meeting of the commission.
license issued under this section expires on December thirty-first
and may be renewed no later than the immediately following January
The commission shall promulgate
rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26,
to establish examination and reexamination fees, and license and
renewal of license fees for: plumbing contractor, plumber, water
conditioning contractor, water conditioning installer, appliance
contractor, appliance installer, sewer and water contractor, sewer
and water installer, manufactured and mobile home contractor,
manufactured and mobile home installer, underground irrigation
contractor, and underground irrigation installer. No fee established
under this section for an examination or reexamination may exceed one
hundred dollars. No fee established under this section for a license
or renewal of license may exceed
Section 3. That § 36-25-32 be AMENDED.
36-25-32. Continuing education.
January 1, 2010, each Each
renewal of a plumbing contractor, plumber, restricted plumbing
contractor, restricted plumber, or third year apprentice plumber
licensed as an apprentice plumber by examination shall successfully
complete a minimum of four
continuing education relating to the plumbing trade during the
two-year license cycle.
An applicant for new licensure as a plumbing contractor or plumber by
reciprocity shall successfully complete four
continuing education relating to the plumbing trade prior to license
Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.
indicate deleted language.