Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 620-4-.01 - Advertising and Bonds

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) Use of licenses or registration cards for any purpose other than identification is unlawful.
(2) No person shall make any claim in any form of advertising that inspections or permits are required, authorized, endorsed or approved by the Commission or any agency of the State or Federal Government.
(3) While pest control licensees are not required to maintain performance bonds, any licensee who advertises or otherwise represents itself as being bonded shall:
(a) Maintain a master or blanket bond in an amount equal to five (5) percent of the previous year's gross sales or gross liability assumed during the previous year, whichever is higher, up to a maximum of $100,000 or;
(b) Provide a separate bond for each job;
(c) Advise each customer in writing, as a part of every proposal or contract, whether or not such proposal or contract is covered by such bond;
(d) Submit to the Commission proof of the existence and the type of bonding which the licensee has in force;
(e) Not advertise in any way that the licensee is bonded, unless the licensee has complied with the foregoing requirements.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 620-4-.01
O.C.G.A. Sec. 43-45-13.
Original Rule entitled "Bonds" adopted. F. and eff. June 30, 1965. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Oct. 25, 1966; eff. Nov. 13, 1966. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Advertising and Bonds" adopted. F. Feb. 14, 1985; eff. Mar. 6, 1985. Amended: F. Jan. 6, 2003; eff. Feb. 1, 2003, as specified by the Agency.

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