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2005-2006 Regulatory Agendas

02-318
Electricians' Examining Board

AGENCY UMBRELLA-UNIT NUMBER: 02-318
AGENCY NAME: Office of Licensing and Registration, Electricians’ Examining Board

CONTACT PERSON: Cheryl Hersom, Board Administrator, Office of Licensing and Registration, 35 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333, tel. 207/624-8605

EMERGENCY RULES ADOPTED SINCE THE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None

EXPECTED 2005-2006 RULE-MAKING ACTIVITY:

CHAPTER 100: General Provisions
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §1153 and 5 M.R.S.A. §9001(4)
PURPOSE: The Board may review and revise its rules to ensure clarity and conformity with the enabling statute by establishing guidelines relating to meetings, advisory rulings, and maintenance of records.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Prior to July, 2006.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees and the general public.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not Contemplated.

CHAPTER 110: Conflict of Interest
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §1153
PURPOSE: The Board may review and revise its rules to ensure clarity and conformity with the enabling statute by outlining the Board members responsible conduct in dealing with Board official duties.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Prior to July, 2006.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees and the general public.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not Contemplated.

CHAPTER 120: Electrical Installation Standards
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §1153 and §1153-A
PURPOSE: The Board may review and revise its rules to ensure clarity and conformity with the enabling statute, adopting by reference the current edition of the National Electrical Code in which all installations must conform.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Prior to July, 2006.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees and the general public.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not Contemplated.

CHAPTER 130: Examination and Licensing Requirements
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §1153, §1202 and §1204
PURPOSE: The Board may review and revise its rules to ensure clarity and conformity with the enabling statute by clarifying the examination and licensing requirements to become licensed as an electrician.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Prior to July, 2006.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees and the general public.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not Contemplated.

CHAPTER 150: Reciprocity
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §1153 and §1206
PURPOSE: The Board may review and revise its rules to ensure clarity and conformity with the enabling statute by clarifying the procedures for qualifying for licensure by reciprocity.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Prior to July, 2006.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees and the general public.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not Contemplated.

CHAPTER 160: Complaints, Investigations and Adjudicatory Hearings
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §1153
PURPOSE: The Board may review and revise its rules to ensure clarity and conformity with the enabling statute by describing the procedure by which complaints and adjudicatory hearings will be handled by the Board.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Prior to July, 2006.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees and the general public.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not Contemplated.