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Substitute House Bill No. 6585

Public Act No. 03-68

AN ACT CONCERNING WELL DRILLERS AND WELL CASING EXTENSIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 25-129 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (g) as follows (Effective July 1, 2003):

(NEW) (g) The Commissioner of Consumer Protection, with the advice and assistance of the board, shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, to establish certificates of registration for limited contractor and limited journeyperson well casing extension. Such certificates of registration shall permit persons licensed to perform plumbing and piping work pursuant to chapter 393 to perform well casing extension, repair and maintenance work. Upon initial application, an applicant shall demonstrate knowledge of well casing extension, repair and maintenance work by passing an examination subject to the provisions of section 20-333. The applicant shall pay a registration fee of twenty-five dollars upon initial application and an annual renewal registration fee of twenty-five dollars. A certificate of registration under this subsection is nontransferable and expires annually.

Approved June 3, 2003