Painter's Contractor License

The House of Delegates has passed H.B. 2006, known as the Contracting Licensing Act. This bill eliminates the requirement for a contractor’s license for painting work in West Virginia. Instead of protecting West Virginia consumers and assuring work is done by a qualified painting contractor, some lawmakers believe anyone can do it!

Additionally, this bill eliminates the requirement for a contractor’s license for commercial projects under $50,000 and for residential projects under $10,000. This new law would eliminate the need for a contractor’s license for residential painting projects under $10,000.

Contact your State Senators and tell them to restore painting to the Contracting Licensing Act and lower the limits!


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  • Larry LaCorte
    published this page 2021-03-08 17:00:15 -0500