24.180.603    RECIPROCITY

(1) The board may enter into a written reciprocal agreement for journeyman licensure with the licensing authority of another state or jurisdiction if the other state or jurisdiction's qualifications for journeyman licensure include the following:

(a) five years of documented experience in the field of plumbing; and

(b) a written examination based on the Uniform Plumbing Code with a minimum passing score of 70 percent.

(2) If the other state or jurisdiction does not require a practical examination with a minimum passing score of 70 percent, the applicant for journeyman licensure by reciprocity shall be required to pass the Montana practical examination with a score of 70 percent or greater.

(3) The board shall review the journeyman licensure qualifications of the reciprocal states or jurisdictions annually to verify ongoing equivalency.

(4) A current copy of the reciprocal state or jurisdiction's journeyman licensure requirements must be kept on file at the board office.

History: 37-1-131, 37-69-202, MCA; IMP, 37-1-304, MCA; NEW, 2007 MAR p. 471, Eff. 4/13/07; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 2271, Eff. 10/24/08.