Connecticut Steps Up Penalty for Unlicensed Work
By Tami Faram
Connecticut Gov. Jodi Rell has signed a new law that increases
penalties for unlicensed contractors, including glass workers, who
operate businesses in the state.
The bill "Concerning the Protection of Consumers from Unlicensed
Contractors, Criminal Simulation and the Resale of Tickets to Entertainment
Events" became effective July 5.
Section 1 of the new law protects Connecticut citizens from people
who operate businesses without a license by increasing penalties
for certain contractors who are found guilty of such a practice.
The practice is also classified as a misdemeanor.
The occupations noted in the new law include flat glass and automotive
glass workers, plumbers, electricians, solar technicians, heating,
piping and sprinkler system workers.
HERE, for more details on the new law.