By Richard Mize
Copyright © 2014, The Oklahoma Publishing Co
Builder registration made it out of a state Senate committee Thursday, but it probably won't get much further without some remodeling.
The measure, which started in the House, would regulate homebuilders and commercial contractors. It passed the Senate Business and Commerce Committee 6-2 with changes meant to move it along for more work. It goes next to the full Senate.
Lawmakers let proponents know substantive changes would have to be made, said Mike Means, executive director of the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association.
"Many said it had a lot of work to make it acceptable and expressed pessimism ... Read it on newsok.com