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Chapter 553-1 ORGANIZATION

Rule 553-1-.01 Organization of Board

The State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors shall be composed of 14 members appointed by the Governor for five year terms, except as specifically delineated for the initial members. The Board shall be divided into two divisions, each consisting of 7 members: the residential contractor division, having jurisdiction of and authority over two subcategories of residential contracting, residential-basic and residential-light commercial, and the general contractor division. Each division shall meet at least six times each year, with the Board meeting at least twice each year for the purpose of overseeing the operation of its divisions.

Rule 553-1-.02 Officers

The Board shall elect a chairperson and vice chairperson, each to serve for a one-year term. The office of chairperson shall be rotated between the two divisions, with the office of vice chairperson to be held by a member of the division other than that in which the chairperson serves. Each division shall elect from its membership a chairperson and a vice chairperson, each of whom shall serve a term of two years.

Rule 553-1-.03 Forms

All necessary forms for licensure may be obtained by visiting the website at www.sos.state.ga.us ., or by writing the Board at 237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia 31217.

Rule 553-1-.04 Public Information

The public may obtain information and submit requests by visiting the website at www.sos.state.ga.us or at the Office of the Division Director, Professional Licensing Boards, 237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217.