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HIC - Home Improvement Certification

Business & Professions Code
Division 3, Chapter 9. Contractors, Article 4. Classifications


(No longer being issued, sunset date January 1, 2004.)


7150.2. (a) On or before January 1, 1999, the board shall establish a certification program for home improvement contractors. The board shall certify as home improvement contractors individuals, partnerships, corporations, or other combinations or organizations that perform or provide home improvement goods or services, as defined in Section 7151, and that meet the requirements set forth in Section 7150.3.

(b) The board shall publish a booklet containing information relative to the business of a home improvement contractor that shall be distributed to contractors upon request. At the board's discretion, it may charge an amount not to exceed the cost of publication.

(c) On and after July 1, 2000, a contractor may not engage in the business of home improvement or provide home improvement goods or services, as defined in Section 7151, unless the contractor is certified as a home improvement contractor.

(d) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2004, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2004, deletes or extends that date.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Chapter 888 (AB 1213), operative until January 1, 2004.)