(a) General rule.--No person shall hold himself out as a contractor, nor shall a person perform any home
improvement without first registering with the bureau, as provided for in this act.
(b) Public access to registration information.--The bureau shall maintain a toll-free telephone number from which a caller can obtain
information as to whether a contractor is registered with the bureau pursuant to this
act, as well as information that may be obtained on the bureau's Internet website.
(c) Confidentiality of personal information.--The bureau shall create a policy for the disclosure of personal information to the
public. The bureau may not disclose to the public a contractor's Social Security number,
driver's license number or any confidential information prohibited by law from being
disclosed, provided that a contractor's home address and home telephone number shall
be disclosed only if it is also used as the contractor's business address and business
(d) Nongrant or renewal of license.--The Department of Banking shall not grant or renew a license to any person registered,
or required to be registered, as a home improvement contractor pursuant to any of
(1) The former act of December 12, 1980 (P.L. 1179, No. 219), 1 known as the Secondary Mortgage Loan Act.
(2) The act of December 22, 1989 (P.L. 687, No. 90), 2 known as the Mortgage Bankers and Brokers and Consumer Equity Protection Act.
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