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Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-25-503. Creation of Residential Contractors Committee

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(a)(1) There is created the Residential Contractors Committee, to consist of seven (7) members.

(2)(A)(i) The Governor shall appoint five (5) persons, each of whom has at least five (5) years' experience in residential construction.

(ii) The Governor shall consult the statewide trade organization or organizations that represent the residential construction industry before making an appointment under this section.

(iii) Of the five (5) residential construction members, one (1) member shall be appointed from each of the four (4) congressional districts, and the remaining member shall be appointed from the state at large.

(iv) The appointments made under this subdivision (a)(2)(A) shall be subject to confirmation by the Senate.

(B)(i) Two (2) members of the committee shall not be actively engaged in or retired from the profession of residential contracting.

(ii) One (1) shall represent consumers, and the other shall be at least sixty (60) years of age.

(iii) Both shall be appointed by the Governor from the state at large, subject to confirmation by the Senate.

(iv) These two (2) positions may not be held by the same person.

(v) Members appointed to these two (2) positions shall be full voting members but shall not participate in the grading of examinations.

(C) The members shall serve three-year terms.  No member may serve more than three (3) three-year terms.

(3)(A) The committee shall elect a chair, vice chair, and secretary, each to serve in his or her respective capacity for one (1) year.

(B) Officers shall be elected by the committee annually.

(4) Three (3) voting members shall constitute a quorum.

(b) Committee members shall receive the same expense reimbursement and stipend as provided to the Contractors Licensing Board under the procedures prescribed by § 25-16-901 et seq.  Expenses and stipends shall be paid by the board.

(c) The Governor shall make appointments to fill vacancies in the same manner as appointments were made under subsection (a) of this section.  Persons appointed to fill vacancies shall serve the unexpired term of office and shall possess the same qualifications as if they were being appointed to a full term on the committee.

(d) The board shall provide staff and administrative support for the committee.

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