Skip to Navigation | Skip to Main Content | Skip to Site Map | Mobile Site

Senate Tracker: Sign Up | Login

The Florida Senate

2010 Florida Statutes

F.S. 489.5335

Journeyman; reciprocity; standards.


An individual who holds a valid, active journeyman license in the electrical trade issued by any county or municipality in this state may work as a journeyman in any other county or municipality of this state without taking an additional examination or paying an additional license fee, if he or she:


Has scored at least 70 percent, or after October 1, 1997, at least 75 percent, on a proctored journeyman Block and Associates examination or other proctored examination approved by the board for the electrical trade;


Has completed an apprenticeship program registered with the 1Department of Labor and Employment Security and demonstrates 4 years’ verifiable practical experience in the electrical trade, or demonstrates 6 years’ verifiable practical experience in the electrical trade;


Has satisfactorily completed specialized and advanced module coursework approved by the Florida Building Commission, as part of the building code training program established in s. 553.841, specific to the discipline, or, pursuant to authorization by the certifying authority, provides proof of completion of such curriculum or coursework within 6 months after such certification; and


Has not had a license suspended or revoked within the last 5 years.


A local government may charge a registration fee for reciprocity, not to exceed $25.


s. 17, ch. 97-228; s. 30, ch. 98-287; s. 27, ch. 2010-176.


Section 69, ch. 2002-194, repealed s. 20.171, which created the Department of Labor and Employment Security.