Editor's note: Our thanks for Richard Mize and The Oklahoman for recognizing the importance of the OSHBA effort with this article:
Home builders come together to meet and greet legislators on the eve of Senate committee consideration of the statewide Builder Registration bill.
By Richard Mize
Copyright © 2015, The Oklahoma Publishing Company
Builder registration has hit some bumps but has made it out of the state House and to the Senate.
House Bill 1828 will be heard Thursday by the Senate Business and Commerce Committee, said Mike Means, executive vice president of the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association.
The association is pushing for the legislation, called the Oklahoma Professional Residential and Commercial Builders Registration Act, which would require all builders and remodelers to register with the state.
"We have had our Certified Professional Builder program for several years. It was put in place to avoid licensing or registration at the time," Means said. "However, as things in the world have progressed ... Read the article at newsok.com
OSHBA members walk the halls of the Capitol on Wednesday to urge legislators to vote for the Builder Registration bill.