For purposes of this chapter, the words below shall be defined as follows :
(a) "Administrator" means the contractor license administrator.
(b) "Board" means the contractors licensing board.
(c) "Contractor" means any person, firm, copartnership, corporation, association, or other organization, or any combination of any thereof, who for a fixed sum, price, fee. percentage, or other compensation other than wages, undertakes with another for the construction, alteration, repair, addition to, or improvement of any building, highway, road, excavation, or other structure, project, development, or improvement, other than to personalty, or any part thereof. The term includes anyone who builds more than 1 structure on his own property during any 1 year for the purpose of sale and any subcontractor, but does not include anyone who merely furnished materials or supplies without fabricating the same into or consuming the same in the performance of the work of the contractor as herein defined. The term also includes any person who, by advertising or otherwise, holds himself out as a contractor, but does not include persons regularly engaged as maintenance personnel who do casual, isolated, or incidental repairs.
(d) "General examination" refers to that examination given by the administrator which is required of every applicant for a contractor's license, or a management member, if the applicant is a copartnership, corporation, combination, or other association.
(e) "Person" means an individual, partnership, joint venture, corporation, or any combination thereof. "Corporaton " includes an association, business trust or any organized trust or any organized group of persons.
(f) "Responsible managing employee" (RME) means those employees who take and pass the specific examination dealing with craftmanship and knowledge of building trades. RME's shall be superintendents for the job and shall be responsible for the work done in relation to the type of specific examination taken and passed.
(g) "Responsible managing member" (RMM) means that bona fide member of a copartnership, corporation, combination, or other association, so designated to take the general examination for such copartnership, corporation, combination, or other association, which shall be noted on any license issued.
(h) "Specific examination" means that examination given by the administrator or his designee which tests the applicant or his responsible managing employee regarding a specific building trade or trades, knowledge of construction methods, and knowledge of relevant building codes, laws, and regulations.History: Contractors Lic. Bd. Reg. 1.05. eff 12 Feb 73; and Rule 12-84. eff 25 Dec 84 § 1.