.................... moves to amend H. F. No. 797, the first committee engrossment,
Page 146, after line 10 insert:
"Section 4. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 326.242, subdivision 3d, is amended to
Subd. 3d. Power limited technician.
(a) Except as otherwise provided by law, no
person shall install, alter, repair, plan, lay out, or supervise the installing, altering, or
repairing of electrical wiring, apparatus, or equipment for technology circuits or systems
(1) the person is licensed by the board as a power limited technician; and
(2) the electrical work is:
(i) for a licensed contractor and the person is an employee, partner, or officer of,
or is the licensed contractor; or
(ii) performed under the supervision of a master electrician or power limited
technician also employed by the person's employer on technology circuits, systems,
apparatus, equipment, or facilities owned or leased by the employer that are located within
the limits of property owned or leased, operated, and maintained by the employer.
(b) An applicant for a power limited technician's license shall (1) be a graduate of a
four-year electrical course in an accredited college or university; or (2) have had at least 36
months' experience, acceptable to the board, in planning for, laying out, supervising, and
installing wiring, apparatus, or equipment for power limited systems, provided however,
that the board may by rule provide for the allowance of up to 12 months (2,000 hours)
of experience credit for successful completion of a two-year post high school electrical
course or other technical training approved by the board.
(c) The board may initially set experience requirements without rulemaking, but
must adopt rules before July 1, 2004.
(d) Licensees must attain eight hours of continuing education acceptable to the
board every renewal period.
(e) A person who has submitted an application by June 30, 2003, to take the alarm
and communications examination administered by the board, and who has achieved a
minimal score of 70 percent on the examination by September 30, 2003, may obtain a
power limited technician license without further examination by submitting an application
and a license fee of $30.
(f) A company holding an alarm and communication license as of June 30, 2003,
may designate one person who may obtain a power limited technician license without
passing an examination administered by the board by submitting an application and
license fee of $30.
(g) A person who has submitted an application by
September 30, 2005December
, to take the power limited technician examination administered by the
is not required to meet the qualifications set forth in paragraph (b).
2.15EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly