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Chapter 489
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F.S. 489.5335
489.5335 Journeyman; reciprocity; standards.
(1) Counties and municipalities are authorized to issue journeyman licenses in the electrical and alarm system trades.
(2) An individual who holds a valid, active journeyman license in the electrical or alarm system trade issued by any county or municipality in this state may work as a journeyman in the trade in which he or she is licensed in any other county or municipality of this state without taking an additional examination or paying an additional license fee, if he or she:
(a) Has scored at least 70 percent, or after October 1, 1997, at least 75 percent, on a proctored journeyman Block and Associates examination or other proctored examination approved by the board for the trade in which he or she is licensed;
(b) Has completed an apprenticeship program registered with a registration agency defined in 29 C.F.R. s. 29.2 and demonstrates 4 years’ verifiable practical experience in the trade for which he or she is licensed, or demonstrates 6 years’ verifiable practical experience in the trade for which he or she is licensed;
(c) Has satisfactorily completed specialized and advanced module coursework approved by the Florida Building Commission, as part of the building code training program established in s. 553.841, specific to the discipline or, pursuant to authorization by the certifying authority, provides proof of completion of such curriculum or coursework within 6 months after such certification; and
(d) Has not had a license suspended or revoked within the last 5 years.
(3) A local government may charge a registration fee for reciprocity, not to exceed $25.
History.s. 17, ch. 97-228; s. 30, ch. 98-287; s. 27, ch. 2010-176; s. 30, ch. 2011-213; s. 4, ch. 2021-214.