Introduced by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on September 12, 2013, to exempt residential lift installers from the comprehensive licensure and regulatory regime that applies to regular elevator contractors. Residential repair contractors would be subject to a less onerous regulatory regime imposed by House Bill 4970. This would greatly increase the number of professionals allowed to install stairway chairlifts and platform lifts in private residences for elderly or handicapped individuals.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on September 12, 2013.
Reported in the House on October 15, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on October 23, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on October 23, 2013.