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Division I and Division II contractors licensed under ch. 489, F.S.
Engineers licensed under ch. 471, F.S., unless they hold themselves out for hire to the public as a “certified mold remediator,” “registered mold remediator,” “licensed mold remediator,” “mold remediator,” “professional mold remediator.”
Architects and interior designers licensed under part I of ch. 481, F.S.
Pest control organizations and persons licensed pursuant to ch. 482, F.S.
Persons acting on behalf of an insurer pursuant to part VI of ch. 626, F.S., when acting within the scope of their licenses and not holding themselves out to the public as mold assessors or words to that effect.
Individuals working in the manufactured housing industry licensed under ch. 320, F.S.
Authorized employees of the United States, the State of Florida, or any municipality, county, or other political subdivision, or public or private school.
Section 468.8412, F.S., provides the department with rule authority for application, examination, reexamination, licensing, and renewal fees. The application and examination fees each have a $125 cap, plus a per applicant cost the department may add to the examination fee if the department purchases the examination. The fee for an initial license and certificate of authorization may not exceed $200. The biennial license renewal and certificate of authorization may not exceed $400. The fee for licensure by endorsement and reactivation of an inactive license may not exceed $200. The fee for application for inactive status may not exceed $100. The application fee from providers of continuing education may not exceed $500.
Construction Contracting Chapter 489, F.S., provides for the regulation of construction contracting.
Section 489.105(6), F.S., defines the term “contracting to mean:
engaging in business as a contractor and includes, but is not limited to, performance of any of the acts as set forth in subsection (3) which define types of contractors. The attempted sale of contracting services and the negotiation or bid for a contract on these services also constitutes contracting. If the services offered require licensure or agent qualification, the offering, negotiation for a bid, or attempted sale of these services requires the corresponding licensure.
Section 498.105(6), F.S., further provides that the term “contracting” does not extend to:
an individual, partnership, corporation, trust, or other legal entity that offers to sell or sells completed residences on property on which the individual or business entity has any legal or equitable interest, if the services of a qualified contractor certified or registered pursuant to the requirements of this Chapter have been or will be retained for the purpose of constructing such residences.
Florida State Boxing Commission The Florida State Boxing Commission (commission) is created and assigned to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation by s. 548.003, F.S. The commission consists of five