BUILDERS, GENERAL CONTRACTORS, SPECIALTY AND SUBCONTRACTORS - HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT SB-1189?
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What's Senate Bill 1189 and
Will It Affect YOUR Remodeling Business?
August 18, 2020
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SB-1189 creates a new classification of licensed contractor as a subdivision within the existing General Building Contractor classification, called “Residential Remodeling Contracting.” SB-1189 also clarifies that home improvement projects that are undertaken in declared disaster zones are subject to home improvement contract consumer protections laws.
EXISTING LAW: Provides that a general building contractor’s principal contracting business is in connection with a structure that requires in its construction at least two unrelated building trades or crafts. Provides that a general building contractor may take a prime contract or subcontract for a framing or carpentry project but may not contract for trades other than framing or carpentry unless: 1) the contract requires two additional unrelated trades; or 2) the contractor is appropriately licensed; or 3) the contractor subcontracts with the appropriate licensee to do the work.
THIS BILL: Provides that a residential remodeling contractor is a contractor whose principal contracting business is in connection with any project to make improvements to, on, or in an existing residential wood frame structure, and the project requires the use of at least three unrelated building trades or crafts for a single contract. Among other specified restrictions, also provides that the residential remodeling contractor cannot contract to make structural changes of a building or contract for rough electrical or plumbing.
Read the full bill text HERE
Michael Jamnetski, Chief of Legislation
Contractors State License Board (CSLB)
Mike Jamnetski joined the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) in 2013 with the Statewide Investigative Fraud Team. Mike later joined the Licensing Experience Verification Unit, where he investigated more than 120 application experience complaints. In 2015, he worked for the Chief of Enforcement in the Quality Assurance Unit before later rejoining the CSLB Licensing Division to manage 30 staff in the Licensing Maintenance and Transactions Units. Since October of 2017, Mike has served the CSLB Executive Office as the Chief of Legislation. Prior to joining CSLB, Mike worked as an intern, legal assistant, graduate student assistant, and law clerk within multiple legal offices, including the California Department of Education, various law firms, and the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office. Mike obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.