2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 59. Professions and Occupations
§59-1000.5a. License without examination - Reciprocity.

59 OK Stat § 59-1000.5a (2014) What's This?

A. Except as otherwise provided by law, by way of reciprocity and without examination, an application for any license issued by any committee or board under the authority of the Construction Industries Board to engage in any work or trade in this state subject to the Board's regulatory authority may be made to the Board in writing on a form and in a manner prescribed by the Board. The application shall be accompanied by a fee pursuant to Section 1000.5 of this title, which shall not be refundable under any circumstances. If the application is disapproved by the Board, it shall be returned to the applicant with the reason for its disapproval stated thereon.

B. The Board may, in its discretion, issue a license by reciprocity to an applicant who is currently licensed to practice an applicable trade in another state, country, territory, province or city outside of the State of Oklahoma, upon a satisfactory showing of the following:

1. That the requirements for licensure in the city, state, country, territory or province in which the applicant is licensed are deemed by the Board to be substantially the same or equivalent to the requirements for obtaining an original license by examination in force in this state at the date of such license;

2. That one (1) year immediately prior to the date of payment of the required fee the applicant lawfully practiced an applicable trade within and under the laws of city, state, country, territory or province pursuant to a license issued thereby authorizing such practice;

3. That no disciplinary matters are pending against the applicant in any city, state, country, territory or province, and relating to the applicable trade in which the applicant seeks reciprocity;

4. That the license being reciprocated was obtained by examination in the city, state, country, territory or province wherein it was issued; and

5. That the applicant meets all other requirements of the Construction Industries Board Act, including payment of the applicable license fee.

Added by Laws 2002, c. 457, § 3, eff. July 1, 2002. Amended by Laws 2013, c. 332, § 6.

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