SB 560, as amended, Monning. Contractors.
The Contractors’ State License Law provides for the licensure and regulation of contractors by the Contractors’ State License Board within the Department of Consumer Affairs. The act establishes an enforcement division within the board that is required to enforce prohibitions against all forms of unlicensed activity, as specified.
This bill would authorize the enforcement division to additionally
begin delete ensureend delete payment of workers’ compensation insurance, as specified.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 7011.4 of the Business and Professions
2Code is amended to read:
(a) Notwithstanding Section 7011, there is in the
4Contractors’ State License Board, a separate enforcement division
5that shall rigorously enforce this chapter prohibiting all forms of
6unlicensed activity and
begin delete ensuringend delete payment of workers’ compensation
begin delete insurance, pursuant toend delete Section 3700.5
2of the Labor Code.
3(b) Persons employed as enforcement representatives of the
4Contractors’ State License Board and designated by the Director
5of Consumer Affairs shall have the authority to issue a written
6notice to appear in court pursuant to Chapter
begin delete 5cend delete (commencing
7with Section 853.5) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code. An
8employee so designated is not a peace officer and is not entitled
9to safety member retirement benefits as a result of that designation.
10He or she does not have the power of arrest.
11(c) When participating in the activities of the Joint
12Strike Force on the Underground Economy pursuant to Section
13329 of the Unemployment Insurance Code, the enforcement
14division shall have free access to all places of labor.