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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.321

Introduced by Representative Keenan of St. Albans City

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Public safety; home improvement fraud registry

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to transfer the responsibility for maintaining the home improvement fraud registry from the department of labor to the department of public safety.

AN ACT RELATING TO HOME IMPROVEMENT FRAUD

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  13 V.S.A. § 2029(d) is amended to read:

(d)  A person convicted of home improvement fraud shall register with the department of labor public safety.  The court shall notify the department of labor public safety of a conviction under this section.  A person who is sentenced pursuant to subdivisions (e)(2), (3), or (4) of this section shall not engage in home improvement activities for compensation unless he or she the person has filed a surety bond or an irrevocable letter of credit with the department of labor in an amount of not less than $50,000.00.  The department shall release the letter of credit at such time when:

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Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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