PLUMBER LAWS

Plumber licensing laws are created by primarily for the protection of the public.

Here is a list of laws related to plumbers, plumbing contractor licensing:

FEDERAL LAWS

ARKANSAS

CALIFORNIA

COLORADO

ILLINOIS - Effective legislation - prevents advertising by non-plumbers - effective monetary penalties for violations - can disconnect phone numbers used in illegal ads

MAINE

MARYLAND

MICHIGAN

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NEW JERSEY

NEW YORK

OKLAHOMA

OREGON

PENNSYLVANIA

SB 747


INDIANA

TEXAS

WASHINGTON - Summary: License enforcement is ineffective due to licensing laws allowing anybody to register as a plumbing contractor with no experience requirements. There is a requirement that all plumbing work be done by a licensed plumber but their is no way to find an unlicenced plumber working under cover of a contractor registration. Washington needs a simple change in the law that states: "Only a licensed specialty plumbing  contractor may advertise plumbing services to the public AND only licensed plumbers may register as a  specialy plumbing contracter"

WISCONSIN

Consumer Protection laws | False advertising - http://wilawlibrary.gov/topics/consumer/ads.php