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09.20.02.00.htm 09.20.02.00. Title 09 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Subtitle 20 BOARD OF PLUMBING Chapter 02 Enforcement of the Plumbing Law by the Board Authority: Business Occupations and Professions Article, §12-205, 12-207, 12-302(d) (e) (g)2) and (h)3) 12-304(d)1) and 12-503(a) Annotated Code of Maryland
09.20.02.01.htm 09.20.02.01. 01 Qualifications of Plumbers-How Certificates May Be Issued.. A. All plumbing work shall be performed, or supervised and approved, by a licensed master plumber who is:1) Familiar with its design and purpose; and. 2) Available to direct and control all journey and apprentice plumbers.. B. The license of a master plumber will be issued in the name of the master plumber.. C. All plumbing work performed, or supervised and approved, by a licensed master plumber shall be of
09.20.02.02.htm 09.20.02.02. 02 Required Training for Apprentice Plumbers.. A. Before an apprentice plumber may be examined for a license as a journey plumber, the apprentice plumber shall:1) Receive at least 7,500 working hours of instruction and experience in the installation and repair of plumbing material and systems, under the direction and control of a master plumber; and2) Be registered with the Board for the duration of the apprenticeship training.. B. To avoid undue hardship, the Board may give cre
09.20.02.03.htm 09.20.02.03. 03 Examinations for Journey Plumber Certificates.. A. Each applicant for the journey plumber's examination shall provide certification that the applicant has accrued at least 7,500 working hours, that is, 4 years of apprenticeship instruction and experience in the installation and repair of plumbing material and systems, under the direction and control of a master plumber. The following conditions apply:1) Up to 1,500 hours of accredited, approved school study may be applied to
09.20.02.04.htm 09.20.02.04. 04 Examinations for Master Plumber Certificates.. A. Each applicant for the master plumber's examination shall provide certification, under penalty of perjury, that the applicant has accrued at least 2 years, that is, 3,750 working hours of practical experience as a journey plumber, in the installation and repair of plumbing material and systems under the direction and control of a master plumber.B. The candidate shall be examined on:.
09.20.02.05.htm 09.20.02.05. 05 Passing Grade Required for a Master's License.. An applicant shall attain a passing grade of 70 to quality for a license as a master plumber..
09.20.02.06.htm 09.20.02.06. 06 Applicants Failed.. A. Any applicant who failed the examination for either a master or journey license may apply and pay the prescribed fee for another examination. A period of 1 month shall elapse before a failed applicant may retake an examination.B. Applicants who have failed an examination may review their examination papers upon written request to the Board. This request shall be made within 30 days after the applicant has been notified that the applicant failed to
09.20.02.07.htm 09.20.02.07. 07 Applicants for Renewal of License.. A. All apprentice, journey, and master plumbers eligible for renewal shall renew their licenses every 2 years.B. All applicants for renewal, after submitting their written application for renewal accompanied by the required fee, shall be issued a new license by the Board.C. Any applicant for renewal who has for 5 consecutive years failed to renew a license is subject to examination before being issued a new license.
09.20.02.08.htm 09.20.02.08. 08 Issuing of License on a Reciprocal Basis.. A. The Board shall issue a master or journey plumber license on a reciprocal basis to applicants living in Baltimore County or the Washington Suburban Sanitary District who:1) Have passed the master or journey plumber examination in either jurisdiction;. 2) Are in good standing in that jurisdiction; and. 3) Intend to do business in Maryland outside of Baltimore County or Washington Suburban Sanitary District.B. The Board shall give e
09.20.02.09.htm 09.20.02.09. 09 Advertisements.. A. Definitions. In this regulation, the following terms have the meanings indicated:. 1) "Current master plumber" means the individual responsible for supervising and controlling the work of all individuals providing or assisting in providing plumbing services in a business.2) "Current natural gas fitter" means the individual responsible for supervising and controlling the work of all individuals providing or assisting in providing natural gas se
09.20.02.10.htm 09.20.02.10. 10 Qualifications for Plumbing Inspectors.. A. Plumbing inspectors hired by the State, a county, or a local government after October 1, 1988, shall meet minimum standards that are established by the county or local government in consultation with the State Board, or, if there is no standard established by the county or local government, the minimum standards established by the State Board. The minimum standards established by the State Board are as follows:
09.20.02.11.htm 09.20.02.11. 11 Passing Grade for License and Certificate Examinations.. In accordance with Business Occupations and Professions Article, §12-304(d)1) Annotated Code of Maryland, and as set forth in Regulations .03B(3) and .05 of this chapter, an applicant for any license or certificate issued by the Board shall attain a passing score of 70 to qualify for the license or certificate.
09.20.02.9999.htm 09.20.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: 1971. Regulation .02, .13 amended effective January 7, 1976 (3:1 Md. R. 41). Regulation .07 amended effective February 8, 1980 (7:3 Md. R. 263). Regulation .15 amended effective May 26, 1976 (3:11 Md. R. 592). Regulation .17 amended effective December 24, 1975 (2:29 Md. R. 1735) ―. Chapter revised effective October 26, 1981 (8:21 Md. R. 1706). Regulation .04 amended effective August 12, 1985 (12:16 Md. R. 1605).
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