Bill Status of HB0871 94th General Assembly
Short Description: PLUMBING LICENSE-CONTRACTORS
Rep. Angelo Saviano
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Plumbing License Law. Defines "irrigation employee". Removes county population requirements from and adds control systems, low voltage wiring, and moisture or rainfall sensing equipment to the definition of "lawn sprinkler system". Provides that every irrigation contractor must provide to the Department of Public Health an original certificate of insurance documenting that the contractor carries general liability insurance with a minimum of $100,000 per occurrence, bodily injury insurance with a minimum of $300,000 per occurrence, property damage insurance with a minimum of $50,000, and worker's compensation insurance with a minimum of $500,000. Provides that every irrigation contractor must provide to the Department an indemnification bond in the amount of $20,000 or an irrevocable letter of credit from a financial institution guaranteeing that funds shall be available only to the Department and shall be released upon written notification by the Department in the same amount for the installation of lawn sprinkler systems performed by the licensed irrigation contractor. Provides that every irrigation contractor must provide proof that he or she is a Certified Irrigation Contractor (CIC) or a Certified Irrigation Designer (CID). Provides that for every licensed plumber required by certain provisions, there shall be one CIC or CID. Sets forth new civil penalties for violation of the Law. Changes each reference to "registration" to "license" throughout Sections concerning irrigation contractors. Effective January 1, 2008.