TITLE 14: HOUSING AND CONSTRUCTION

CHAPTER 6: CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES LICENSING

PART 2: HANDYMAN CERTIFICATE

 

14.6.2.1 ISSUING AGENCY: The Construction Industries Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department.

[14.6.2.1 NMAC - Rp, 14 NMAC 6.2.1, 12-1-00]

 

14.6.2.2 SCOPE: This rule applies to individuals doing work as a handyman within the State of New Mexico.

[14.6.2.2 NMAC - Rp, 14 NMAC 6.2.2, 12-1-00]

 

14.6.2.3 STATUTORY AUTHORITY: Pursuant to Section 60-13-9.F. of the Construction Industries Licensing Act (NMSA 1978), the Construction Industries Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department has adopted 14.6.2 NMAC Section 60-13-9.F. provides as follows: The Division shall adopt all building codes and minimum standards as recommended by the trade bureaus and approved by the Commission so that the public welfare is protected, uniformity is promoted and conflicting provisions are avoided;

[14.6.2.3 NMAC - Rp, 14 NMAC 6.2.3, 12-1-00]

 

14.6.2.4 DURATION: Permanent; until later amended, repealed or replaced.

[14.6.2.4 NMAC - Rp, 14 NMAC 6.2.4, 12-1-00]

 

14.6.2.5 EFFECTIVE DATE: December 1, 2000 unless a later date is cited at the end of a Section.

[14.6.2.5 NMAC - Rp, 14 NMAC 6.2.5, 12-1-00]

 

14.6.2.6 OBJECTIVE: The objective of 14.6.2 NMAC is to promote the general welfare of the people of New Mexico by providing for the protection of life and property through standards that, when complied with, will result in a safer structure.

[14.6.2.6 NMAC - Rp, 14 NMAC 6.2.6, 12-1-00]

 

14.6.2.7 DEFINITIONS: Reserved.

[14.6.2.7 NMAC - Rp, 14 NMAC 6.2.7, 12-1-00]

 

14.6.2.8 HANDYMAN CERTIFICATE: Handyman is defined as: an individual who works on one undertaking or project at a time which, in the aggregate or singly, does not exceed seven thousand two hundred dollars ($7,200) compensation a year, the work being casual, minor or inconsequential such as, but not limited to, handyman repairs; provided that this exemption shall not apply to any undertaking or project pertaining to the installation, connection or repair of electrical wiring, plumbing or gas fitting as defined in Section 60-13-32 NMSA 1978 and provided:

A. The work is not part of a larger or major operation undertaken by the same individual or different contractor;

B. The individual does not advertise or maintain a sign, card or other device which would indicate to the public that he is qualified to engage in the business of contracting; and

C. The individual files annually with the Division, on a form prescribed by the Division, a declaration substantially to the effect that he is not a contractor within the meaning of the Construction Industries Licensing Act, that the work he performs is casual, minor or inconsequential and will not include more than one undertaking or project at one time and that the total amount of such contracts, in the aggregate or singly, will not exceed seven thousand two hundred dollars ($7,200) compensation a year.

[14.6.2.8 NMAC - Rp, 14 NMAC 6.2.8, 12-1-00]

 

History of 14.6.2 NMAC:

Pre-NMAC History:

Material in this part was derived from that previously filed with the commission of public records - state records center and archives as:

CIC 70-2, General Construction Classifications, filed 11-25-70;

CIC 72-4, General Construction Classifications, filed 02-16-72;

CIC 76-2, Rules And Regulations, filed 05-05-76;

CID 78-2, Rules And Regulations, filed 12-05-78;

CID 79-1, Rules And Regulations, filed 06-06-79;

CID 82-1, Construction Industries Rules And Regulations, filed 04-14-82;

CID 85-1, Construction Industries Rules And Regulations, filed 02-04-85;

CID 90-1, Construction Industries Rules And Regulations, filed 05-31-90.

 

Other History:

That portion of CID 90-1, Construction Industries Rules And Regulations, filed 05-31-90 - renumbered, reformatted and amended to 14 NMAC 6.2, Housing and Construction Construction Industries Licensing Permits, filed 09-03-96.

14 NMAC 6.2, Housing and Construction Construction Industries Licensing Handyman Certificate, filed 09-02-97

14.6.2 NMAC, Housing and Construction Construction Industries Licensing Handyman Certificate, effective 12-1-00

 

History of Repealed Material:

CIC 77-2, Handyman Certificate, filed 4-25-77, repealed effective, 9-29-00

14 NMAC 6.2, Housing and Construction Construction Industries Licensing Handyman Certificate, repealed effective 12-1-00.