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I am a Navy vet and former laborer for a B-Gen Bldg contractor, I built mobile homes for many years, I worked at the Contractors State License Board for 5 yrs, and have been operating a contractors license service company since 2005.

CSLB Qualifying Experience – Final Part

Conclusion to: CSLB Qualifying Experience – Final Part, I will be discussing the CSLB Qualifying Experience outline and process. Final Part Below are a set of powerpoint slides that were shown at the recent Contractors State License Board Licensing Committee Meeting held at the CSLB office in Sacramento on October 21, 2013. Along the way, …

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Experience Verification of a Young Journeyman-Contractor Talk

Below is a question from a young journeyman who has to provide experience verification. Hey License Guru I have a a few questions. My story been working with my dad since I was 15 doing gen contractor stuff like framing etc part time until I graduated HS then i did it full time. I am …

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CSLB Application Processing Procedures & Stats

CSLB Application Processing Procedures were discussed at a recent meeting. Below is part of a powerpoint presentation given at the 10/21/13 Licensing Committee Meeting where they discuss their “new” cslb application processing procedures. It seems to me that the more they try to explain away their decision to profile certain applicants and trades, the more …

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Renting Your Contractors License – Yes or No?

Is Renting your contractors license Illegal… Not if you are following the law! For years, I have been asked if it’s okay for someone to become a qualifier on a license for a company who couldn’t otherwise obtain a license on their own. I’ve always answered by quoting the Business and Professions Code that covers this issue. …

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Contractors License Application Waivers

The 4 Possible Contractors License Application Waivers Available in California I wanted to take a moment to discuss the different types of contractors license application waivers. I’m often asked, “Do I get a waiver of the exam since I’ve been working my trade for the last decade?” No. The waiver requirements are very specific. I’ve included the law text below, …

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Sex Offenders, Convicted Felons Snagged in Contractors State License Board Statewide Sting

Sex Offenders, Convicted Felons Snagged in Contractors State License Board Statewide Sting California Blitz highlights serious risks consumers take when hiring unlicensed contractors SACRAMENTO – Seventy-five people may face criminal charges after being caught in six simultaneous statewide undercover sting operations conducted this week by the Contractors State License Board (CSLB). Among those arrested during …

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CSLB Undercover Sting

CSLB Undercover Sting Leaves Unlicensed Painters Feeling Blue Could the CSLB be adding to the unlicensed activity taking place because of their new application processes? CSLB Undercover Sting in Santa Monica Leaves Unlicensed Painters Feeling Blue Multiple suspects hit with three different legal punches SACRAMENTO — An apartment complex about one mile from the famous …

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