Legislative Update | June 2017

Refrigeration License Legislation 

ACA/NE continues to monitor the legislation to require that HVAC contractors obtain a refrigeration license.  Last session the legislation was sent to a study committee, effectively killing the bill. To kill the bill this session, ACA/NE has again retained the services of Delaney & Associates, Inc.

Department of Public Safety Move
s to Division of Professional Licensure

In March, Article 87 passed the Legislature and the Department of Public Safety moved to the to the Division of Professional Licensure.  ACA/NE supported this move, which was filed by Governor Baker who said this would, "consolidate licensing functions currently split across several secretariats, thereby increasing efficiencies, eliminating redundancies, and improving customer service by creating one-stop shopping for the vast majority of license approvals."