Sections 318.074-318.120

318.074 Officers of committee — Meetings. The committee shall elect from its members one (1) to serve as chairman, one (1) as vice chairman, and the executive director of the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction or his or her designee shall serve as ex officio member of the committee (without a vote) and secretary. The committee shall meet at least quarterly and upon special call by the chairman or the secretary. Effective: June 17, 1978 16 History:Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 117, sec. 53, effective July 1, 1978; and ch. 155, sec. 151, effective June 17, 1978. — Amended 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 193, sec. 3; and ch. 299, sec. 66. — Created 1966 Ky. Acts ch. 79, sec. 3. 318.077 Hearing on amendments to code — Appeals. The committee shall hold hearings, upon adequate notice to affected parties specifying the matters to be considered before the submission to the executive director of its suggested amendments to the code; provided, however, that nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the amendment of the code or other regulation by the office after the prior review of committee. Any person aggrieved by any rule, regulation, or amendment approved by the office, within 30 days after such action has become final, may appeal therefrom to the Circuit Court. For the purposes of this section, “persons aggrieved” shall include any person directly or indirectly injured or threatened with injury on account of any such regulation, rule, or amendment, whether or not such person was a party to the proceedings out of which the order, rule, regulation, or amendment arose. Effective: June 17, 1978 History:Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 117, sec. 54, effective July 1, 1978; and ch. 155, sec. 152, effective June 17, 1978. — Amended 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 193, sec. 4; and ch. 299, sec. 67. — Created 1966 Ky. Acts ch. 79, sec. 6. 318.080 State Plumbers Examining Committee. (1) In order to conduct examinations for persons to qualify as licensed master plumbers or journeyman plumbers, the office shall appoint as examiners the following persons to a State Plumbers Examining Committee: An employee of the office and three (3) other persons who shall be licensed either as master or journeyman plumbers. The executive director shall be an ex officio examiner and permanent commissioner of the committee. With the exception of the issuance of any order involving the revocation, suspension or cancellation of a master or journeyman plumber’s license, the executive director may delegate to a subordinate employee in the office the power to be present and participate, including the right to vote, as his or her representative at any meeting, hearing or other proceeding of the State Plumbers Examining Committee. Plumber examiners shall serve at the pleasure of the office. (2) The office shall appoint assistant plumber examiners who shall be qualified licensed master or journeyman plumbers who shall serve at the pleasure of the office. Assistant plumber examiners shall perform such duties as are delegated to them by the State Plumbers Examining Committee. 17 (3) Plumber examiners and assistant plumber examiners shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be reimbursed for their necessary traveling expenses. Effective: June 17, 1978 History:Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 117, sec. 55, effective July 1, 1978; and ch. 155, sec. 153, effective June 17, 1978. — Amended 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 299, sec. 68. — Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 74, Art. VI, sec. 92. — Amended 1970 Ky. Acts ch. 92, sec. 87. — Amended 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 222, sec. 12, effective June 16, 1960. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 3909b-1. 318.090 Inspectors — Appointment, qualifications. (1) The office shall appoint and assign plumbing inspectors to each county subject to the provisions of this chapter. (2) Each plumbing inspector shall have at least eight (8) years experience as a journeyman or master plumber. At the time of his or her appointment he or she shall be licensed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. History: Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 126, sec. 5. — Amended 1968 Ky. Acts ch. 194, sec. 5. — Amended 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 222, sec. 13. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 3909b-9. 318.100 Advertising by licensee. No person shall advertise or hold himself or herself out as a licensed master or licensed journeyman plumber within the Commonwealth of Kentucky unless he or she is a holder of a license from the office in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. History: Amended 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 299, sec. 69. — Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 126, sec. 6. — Amended 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 222, sec. 14, effective June 16, 1960. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 3909b-5. 318.110 Company having licensed plumber may engage in plumbing business — Notice of connection. A company or individual principal may engage in the business of plumbing within any county of the Commonwealth if some person connected with such a company or individual principal in responsible charge of the plumbing work is a 18 licensed master plumber. Any master plumber, in responsible charge of plumbing work for a company or individual engaged in the plumbing business, shall notify the office at any time he or she commences or severs his or her connection with the company or individual principal. Effective: June 17, 1978 History:Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 384, sec. 106, effective June 17, 1978. — Amended 1968 Ky. Acts ch. 194, sec. 6. — Amended 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 222, sec. 15. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 3909b-7. 318.120 Employment of unlicensed plumber prohibited. No person or corporation who assumes responsible charge and direction of other persons in the installation of plumbing shall employ or engage any person not licensed under this chapter to perform and install plumbing. Provided, however, that this section shall not be deemed to prohibit the employment or use of an apprentice as defined in this chapter. History: Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 126, sec. 7. — Amended 1968 Ky. Acts ch. 194, sec. 7. — Amended 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 222, sec. 16. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 3909b.