Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is expected to sign proposed legislation that will make West Virginia the first state to require anyone who installs fire and smoke dampers to be licensed.
Once the law takes effect, similar licenses will be required for work on heating, ventilating and cooling systems, with inspections and enforcement conducted by either the State …
Previous efforts in West Virginia by different labor trades to advance legislation that created new regulations or licensing requirements often took years to complete.
Since the state legislature is “in session” for just 60 days each year, there is limited time for debate and compromise, leaving much of that work for study committees held sporadically …
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