Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 3. Licensing

Qualifications Of Applicants For Master Plumber's License -- Restriction On Authority

37-69-305. Qualifications of applicants for master plumber's license -- restriction on authority. (1) The following requirements must be met by an applicant for a master plumber's license:

(a) evidence of 4 years of experience as a licensed journeyman plumber in the field of plumbing, verified by time or pay records of actual plumbing experience;

(b) evidence of 3 years of experience, which may run concurrently with the requirement in subsection (1)(a):

(i) working with a licensed master plumber; or

(ii) in a supervisory capacity in the field of plumbing; and

(c) satisfactory completion of an examination prescribed by the board for master plumbers testing the applicant's knowledge of the field of plumbing and demonstrating skill and ability in the field of plumbing.

(2) For purposes of subsection (1), 1 year of experience is 1,500 hours or more of work in a continuous 12-month period.

(3) A master plumber may not allow the master plumber's license to be used by any person or firm, corporation, or business other than the master plumber's own for the purpose of obtaining permits or for doing plumbing work under the license.

History: (1)En. Sec. 2, Ch. 203, L. 1949; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 186, L. 1965; amd. Sec. 228, Ch. 350, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 497, L. 1975; amd. Sec. 22, Ch. 101, L. 1977; Sec. 66-2402, R.C.M. 1947; (2)En. Sec. 4, Ch. 203, L. 1949; amd. Sec. 230, Ch. 350, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 497, L. 1975; Sec. 66-2404, R.C.M. 1947; R.C.M. 1947, 66-2402(part), 66-2404(part); amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 549, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 369, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 20, Ch. 196, L. 2003; amd. Sec. 117, Ch. 467, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 420, L. 2019; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 67, L. 2021.