§16-32-5. Asbestos abatement project designer's license required.

(a) It is unlawful for any person who does not possess a valid asbestos abatement project designer's license to specify engineering controls, methods and work practices under an asbestos abatement project contract to another person.

(b) To qualify for an asbestos abatement project designer's license, an applicant shall:

(1) Satisfactorily complete a United States environmental protection agency approved training course for abatement project designers;

(2) Demonstrate to the satisfaction of the director that the applicant is familiar with and capable of complying fully with all applicable requirements, procedures and standards of the United States environmental protection agency, the United States occupational safety and health administration and the state departments of health and human resources and commerce, labor and environmental resources covering any part of an asbestos abatement project; and

(3) Meet the requirements otherwise set forth by the director.

(c) Applicants for an asbestos abatement project designer's license shall submit an application and a certificate that shows satisfactory completion of the United States environmental protection agency training course for asbestos abatement project designers to the division on the required form and shall pay the applicable fee to the division. The director may deny a license if there has been a failure to comply with the application procedure or if the applicant fails to satisfy the application criteria. Written notice of denial and an opportunity for reapplication shall be afforded to all applicants.