H. B. 3141
(By Delegate Proudfoot)
[Introduced February 21, 2003; referred to the
Committee on Government Organization then Finance.]
A BILL to amend and reenact section eight, article eleven, chapter
twenty-one of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to requiring the
contractor licensing board to provide renewal notice to
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section eight, article eleven, chapter twenty-one of the
code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 11. WEST VIRGINIA CONTRACTOR LICENSING ACT.
§21-11-8. Licenses; expiration date; fees; renewal.
(a) A license issued under the provisions of this article
expires one year from the date on which it is issued. The board
shall establish application and annual license fees not to exceed
one hundred fifty dollars.
(b) The board shall send a renewal notice to each licensee not
less than thirty days prior to the license expiration date. If a
license is not renewed within thirty days after the expiration
date, the board shall send the licensee a second renewal notice by
certified mail, return receipt requested. If a second renewal
notice is sent, the licensee shall pay, in addition to other fees
prescribed by the board, a late fee in the amount of twenty-five
(b) (c) The board may propose rules in accordance with the
provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code, to
establish license and renewal fees.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require the contractor
licensing board to provide a renewal notice to licensees at least
thirty days before the license expiration date.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would