I should have thought of that. I could have got my Maryland license. And then came back to work in PA.
Twilli says its a shame states do little more than rake in the revnues and do little to nothing to protect licensed professionals in the trades.
Twilli says try practicing law without a license. God forbid
I think the state will have a problem with Mr. Garcia's case.
I just got two invoices in, with an unauthorized signer. They weren't for equipment but, see where I'm going?
The supply house shouldn't have sold them anything. Period.
Not much I could have done. Not having any knowledge of what was happening.
I think this thread kinda got off track here somehow.
Beenthere, I never said nor implied that if you had no lic. you are a hack. I only asked for thoughts about the letter from the Gov. Sanford a republican. I know good people that know absolutly nothing about this trade and they own successful businesses some are have their own lic., some use a qualifying party.
Just were is Steve? I would have thought he'd be all over this thread?
In some states. HVAC techs can't run a thermostat wire. Without an electrical license.
In others. they can run the line voltage without an electrical license.
Licensing could be a good thing. If all states enforced it.
In MD, out of 22,000 inmates only 38 are in prison for fraud, if operating without a license is fraud. There are bigger fish to fry.
If the local laws require a license, is it more professional to have it?
I am referring to an attitude and choice here.
I would have to say yes.