GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2021-122
SENATE BILL 316
AN ACT to allow for certain exemptions for plumbing, heating, fire sprinkler, and electrical contractors.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 87‑1.1 reads as rewritten:
"§ 87‑1.1. Exception for licensees under Article 2 or 4.
G.S. 87‑1 shall not
apply to a licensee under Article 2 or 4 of this Chapter of the General
Statutes, G.S. 87‑43 shall not apply to a licensee under Article 2
of this Chapter of the General Statutes, and G.S. 87‑21(a)(5) shall
not apply to a licensee under Article 4 of this Chapter of the General Statutes
when the licensee is bidding and contracting directly with the owner of a
building project if:if all of the following apply: (i)(1) a A licensed
general contractor performs all work that falls within the classifications in
G.S. 87‑10(b) and the State Licensing Board of General Contractor's rules;
andrules. (ii)(2) the The
total amount of the general contracting work so classified does not exceed
a percentage of the total bid price pursuant to rules established by the.
Board; andthe Board. (iii)(3) a A licensee
with the appropriate license under Article 2 or Article 4 of this Chapter
performs all work that falls within the classifications in Article 2 and
Article 4 of this Chapter."
SECTION 2. The State Licensing Board for General Contractors; State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating, and Fire Sprinkler Contractors; and State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors may adopt rules to implement the provisions of this act.
SECTION 3. This act becomes effective October 1, 2021.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 23rd day of August, 2021.
s/ Phil Berger
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Howard Penny, Jr.
Presiding Officer of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 11:47 a.m. this 30th day of August, 2021