Senate Bills 450-453 contain a laundry list of new restrictions, regulations and penalties:
- Increase penalties for a person who operated as a residential builder or residential maintenance/alteration contractor without a license.
- Allows for civil action against someone who is not licensed.
- Allows DLEG, the attorney general or the county prosecutor to use forfeiture as a remedy.
- Increases the annual builders license fees by 50%.
If you plan to help your neighbor put a roof on his garage or put up some drywall in the basement, you might want to reconsider. You could go to jail.