(1) The board may enter into a written reciprocal agreement for journeyman licensure with the license authority of another state or jurisdiction if the following conditions are met and are reviewed annually to ensure ongoing equivalent standards:
(a) the state requires five years of actual and documented experience in the field of plumbing;
(b) the state's examination is based on the Uniform Plumbing Code;
(c) the state requires both a written and practical portion on the state's examination; and
(d) the state requires a minimum passing score of 70 percent on their examination.
(2) A current copy of the reciprocal state's requirements must be kept on file at the board office.
(3) The board shall approve the reciprocal agreement in open session and shall execute the agreement by the presiding chairperson's signature.