Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 121-6-.02 - Primary Contractors and Subcontractors

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) For the purpose of this Rule, a primary contractor is considered a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or individual which contracts for the completion of certain services. The primary contractor may perform these services with his own employees, provided the contractor holds an appropriate, current, and valid state contractor or master license for any category of services covered by these Rules and Regulations. The primary contractor may subcontract for the completion of any, or all, services, provided any subcontractor performing services covered by these Rules and Regulations holds an appropriate, current, and valid state contractor or master license.
(2) For the purpose of this Rule, a subcontractor is considered a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or individual with whom a primary contractor or another subcontractor contracts for the completion of certain services. When contracting with either a primary contractor or another subcontractor to perform services covered by these Rules and Regulations, subcontractors must hold an appropriate, current, and valid state contractor or master license, unless specifically exempted under O.C.G.A. 43-14-16.
(3) A licensed contractor or master may contract as a primary contractor. The licensee must insure that the subcontractor holds an appropriate, current, and valid state contractor or master license. Licensees may not disavow responsibility for services which are subcontracted to other licensees.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 121-6-.02
O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-14-5, 43-14-6, 43-14-8.
Original Rule entitled "Branch Offices" was filed as Emergency Rule 121-6-0.32-.02 on October 9, 1984; effective September 26, 1984, the date of adoption, to remain in effect for a period of 120 days or until the effective date of a permanent Rule covering the same subject matter superseding this Emergency Rule, as specified by the Agency. (This Emergency Rule expired January 24, 1985.) Amended: Rule entitled "Branch Offices" adopted. Filed February 21, 1986; effective March 13, 1986. Repealed: Rule entitled "Primary Contractors and Subcontractors" renumbered from 121-6-.03. F. Mar. 2, 1993; eff. Mar. 22, 1993. Amended: F. Aug. 23, 1996; eff. Sept. 12, 1996.

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