Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.5

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Lead hazard: means any condition that causes exposure to lead from lead-contaminated dust, lead-contaminated soil, or lead-contaminated paint that is deteriorated or present in accessible surfaces, friction surfaces, or impact surfaces that would result in adverse human health effects as established by the secretary; and shall include lead-based paint as defined by the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
  • License: means an authorization issued by the State Licensing Board for Contractors that allows a person to engage in certain lead hazard reduction activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1

A.  Each license issued pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 30:2351.4 shall expire December thirty-first of the year in which it is issued in accordance with La. Rev. Stat. 37:2156  Licensees may apply to the State Licensing Board for Contractors for the renewal of a license.  No renewal may be granted if the application is received more than two years following expiration of the previously issued license.

B.  To qualify for renewal of a license, the applicant shall submit to the secretary:

(1)  The appropriate fee as prescribed in La. Rev. Stat. 30:2351.59

(2)  Evidence of completion of any continuing education or training that may be required by rules promulgated by the secretary.

(3)  A signed statement disclosing any violations of standards governing lead hazard reduction activities for which the applicant may have been cited by a state or federal regulatory agency.  If no citations were received during the previous year, that fact shall be stated.  The disclosure shall include evidence that all penalties and fees assessed to the applicant are paid in full.

(4)  Any other documentation deemed necessary by the secretary.

C.  To qualify for renewal of a license, the applicant shall submit to the State Licensing Board for Contractors those fees or documentation required by the board.

Acts 1993, No. 224, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1085, §1.