Contractors State License Board Sunset Review Oversight Hearing

By Erol Kilic On December 21, 2023, CSLB published its Sunset Review Report in preparation for its Sunset Review Oversight hearing before the Assembly Business and Professions Committee and the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee. The Board’s enabling Continue reading

Joint Sting Operation in Monterey County Uncovers Alleged Unlicensed Contractors

By Erol Kilic On December 6, 2023, the Contractors State Licensing Board (CSLB) announced a joint operation with the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office and the California Department of Insurance (CDI) that successfully identified nine unlicensed contractors in a Monterey Continue reading

Contractors State License Board’s Expert Recommends Limiting C-46 Licenses for Solar Battery Energy Storage Systems

By Thomas A.T. Ferrari At its July 27, 2021 teleconference meeting [Agenda Item C], Contractors State License Board (CSLB) heard a presentation from UC Berkeley’s Labor Center on the Battery Energy Storage Systems Study, which strongly recommended that CSLB preclude Continue reading

Contractors State License Board Enforcement Committee Moves Forward With Consumer Protection Strategies for Solar Consumers at the Recommendation of the California Public Utilities Commission

By Sabrina Barr At its February 4, 2021 meeting, the Enforcement Committee of the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) heard a presentation from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) seeking CSLB’s comments on two proposals for enhancing protections for solar Continue reading

Contractors’ State License Board Takes Steps Towards Outsourcing Exam Administration

By Mariela Romo At its December 12, 2019 meeting, the Contractors’ State License Board (CSLB) voted to pursue action to outsource CSLB exam administration and pursue legislation that would grant CSLB authority to outsource exam administration. CSLB is currently responsible Continue reading

OAL Approves Contractors’ State License Board’s Proposed Emergency Rulemaking to Increase Fees

By Mariela Romo On December 19, 2019, the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the Contractors’ State License Board’s (CSLB) proposed emergency regulations to amend section 811, Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) to raise certain CSLB Continue reading