NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Department of Business and Professional Regulation has received the petition for declaratory statement from Robert Nicholas Halle and Jeffrey Knight, Inc. d/b/a Knight Enterprises. The petition seeks the agency's opinion as to the applicability of Section 489.503(14)(a), F.S., as it applies to the petitioner.
The Petitioners have contracted with cable television providers to install cable television and digital phone services at homes and commercial properties. This work will include conductors (cables) for the aerial, underground, and interior portions of the installations that meet applicable requirements of the National Electrical Code (“NEC”). This work will also include installation of the demarks or Network Interface Devices (“NID”) utilizing RG-6 and RG-11 conductors for cable television installations and CAT5 conductors for digital phone installations. All of the work to be performed is included (in whole or in part) under NEC Articles 800 and 820 and in Title 47, Part 68 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The Petitioners want to subcontract some or all of the aforementioned work to unlicensed persons, and the Petitioners seek a declaratory statement on whether performance of the aforementioned work by unlicensed subcontractors would constitute unlicensed activity.
A copy of the Petition for Declaratory Statement may be obtained by contacting: Amanda Senn, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 1940 North Monroe Street, Suite 42, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2202, (850)488-0063.
Please refer all comments to: LeChea Parson, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 1940 North Monroe Street, Suite 42, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2202, (850)488-0063.