The contractors board interprets the interest of the legislature in enacting Chapter 31.05 ASCA to be the protection of the health, safety, and general welfare of all those persons dealing with individuals engaged in the contracting vocation and the affording to such individuals an effective and practical protection against incompetent, inexperienced, unlawful, and fraudulent acts of contractors with whom they contract. Also, the board's goal is to upgrade and cultivate responsibility within the contracting vocation as well as the promotion of craftsmanship and financial stability.History: Contractors Lic. Bd. Reg. 1.02, eff 12 Feb 73.