Public Act 68: SB 60 bill was signed by the Governor on July 29th and is now Public Act 68 . This act is important to the HVAC industry as it will continue the long standing safety practice of having employers attest to an applicant's mechanical work experience; and provide for a reasonable work experience credit for those who go to school to learn a skilled trade and successfully completes a recognized HVAC trade school, community college, or university program.
One important part of this act, for a lot of existing mechanical contractors, is the ability to expand certain license classifications without having to go to work for someone else or hire someone with the desired classification. Click here for a complete, comprehensive list of the new experience requirements.
New Mechanical Contractor Licensing Exam Application found here.
HB 4705: This MIACCA introduced bill would mandate that every meeting of a public body that is a state licensing board, commission panel, or rule-making board, except a meeting or part of a meeting held in closed session, must be recorded in a manner that allows for the capture of sound, MIACCA has been active in trying to get these meetings recorded in order to reference things that are not always captured in minutes. This will provide our members involved in these meetings to access them in a thorough manner. The bill states that these recordings will have to be maintained for one year. You may view the bill here.
CSD-1 form: Some areas of the state, such as Grand Rapids, is doing it's due diligence in making sure that CSD-1 documentation is left upon completing a residential boiler installation. This is required, along with the boiler installer having CSD-1 certification. To help you stay in compliance, please feel free to utilize this form that MIACCA has created for you.
Statewide permit: MIACCA's introduced statewide permit form is currently being reviewed by the CCC.