|By Julian E. Neiser|
The North Carolina Legislature recently introduced bills that would require licensed general contractors in that state to complete continuing education every year.
HB 162 and SB 55, entitled "Continuing Education for General Contractors," will require contractors to complete eight hours of continuing education each year as a condition to maintaining their license. Currently, North Carolina contractors in the electrical, plumbing, home inspection, engineering, and other trades are required to complete continuing education as a condition to holding a license.
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