Section 34-8-3

Method of examination.

When the board conducts an examination of an applicant for a license, as much as three days may be devoted to written or oral examination, within the discretion of the board, to ascertain the ability of the applicant to make a practical application of his or her knowledge of the profession of general contracting; and the board shall investigate thoroughly the financial responsibility and past record of all applicants, which will include an effort towards ascertaining the qualifications of an applicant in reading plans and specifications, estimating costs, construction ethics, and other similar matters. The board shall take all applicants under consideration after having examined them and go thoroughly into the records, oral, and written examinations prior to granting any certificate of license. If an applicant is an individual, examination may be taken by his or her personal appearance for examination, or by the appearance for examination of one or more of his or her responsible managing employees, and if a copartnership or corporation, or any other combination or organization, by the examination of one or more of the responsible managing officers or members of the executive staff of the applicant's firm according to its own designation.

(Acts 1935, No. 297, p. 721, §9 1/2; Code 1940, T. 46, §74; Acts 1959, No. 571, p. 1429, §1.)