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2008-2009 Regulatory Agendas

02-318
Electricians' Examining Board

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

CONTACT PERSON: Cheryl Hersom, Board Administrator, 35 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333, tel. 207/624-8605, email Cheryl.C.Hersom@maine.gov

EMERGENCY RULES ADOPTED SINCE THE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None

EXPECTED 2008-2009 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.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Within one year, if necessary.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees.
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.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Within one year, if necessary.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees.
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.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Within one year, if necessary.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not Contemplated.

CHAPTER 125: Scope of Practice
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §1153 and §1153-A
PURPOSE: This chapter sets forth the scope of practice for various licenses issued by the board.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Within one year, if necessary.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees.
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.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Within one year, if necessary.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees.
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.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Within one year, if necessary.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Licensees.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not Contemplated.

CHAPTER 170: Denial Appeals
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 10 M.R.S.A. §8003(5-A)
PURPOSE: This Chapter sets forth an applicant or licensee’s right to appeal certain board actions.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Within one year, if necessary.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Applicants and licensees.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated.