Contractors State License Board Legislative Committee Considers Board Sponsorship of Legislation to Authorize the Board to Discipline Licensed Contractors for Illegal Dumping

By Sabrina Barr At the Contractors State License Board’s (CSLB) Legislative Committee meeting on November 4, 2020 (Agenda Item E), the Committee reviewed and discussed whether to accept Assemblymember Bill Quirk’s request that the Board sponsor his proposed legislation that Continue reading

The Contractors State License Board Loses Its Apostrophe, Sees New Reforms with the Enactment of SB 1474

By Sabrina Barr SB 1474 (Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development), as amended August 26, 2020, is an omnibus bill that amends a number of sections of the Business and Professions Code, including 39 sections pertaining to the Contractors Continue reading

Contractors State License Board Moves to Mandate Workers’ Compensation Insurance for Its Licensees

By Sabrina Barr At its September 9, 2020 meeting, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) unanimously approved a legislative proposal [item E-3], recommended by CSLB staff and the Board’s Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee, that would amend sections 7125 and 7125.4 Continue reading

Contractors’ State License Board Commences Formal Rulemaking Process to Implement AB 2138 (Chiu) to Establish Substantial Relationship Criteria for Criminal Convictions and to Evaluate Rehabilitation of Applicants and Licensees

By Mariela Romo On March 2, 2020, the Contractors’ State License Board (CSLB) published notice of its intent to adopt section 868.1, repeal section 869.5, and amend sections 868, 869, 869.9, Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) 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