62-32-316. Alarm systems contractors -- Certification -- Branch offices.

*** Current through the 2015 Regular Session ***

Title 62  Professions, Businesses and Trades  
Chapter 32  Fire Protection and Alarm Systems  
Part 3  Alarm Contractors Licensing Act of 1991

Tenn. Code Ann. § 62-32-316  (2015)

62-32-316.  Alarm systems contractors -- Certification -- Branch offices.

  (a) The certification, when issued, shall be in the form that may be determined by the board and shall state:

   (1) The name of the certified company;

   (2) The name under which the certified company is to operate;

   (3) The qualifying agent; and

   (4) The number and expiration date of the certification.

(b) There shall be four (4) classifications of alarm systems contractor: "burglar alarm systems," "fire alarm systems," "monitoring," and "closed circuit television." Alarm systems contractors may be certified in one (1) or more classifications.

(c) Following issuance, the certification shall at all times be posted in a conspicuous place in the place of business of the certified company. A certification issued under this part is not assignable.

(d) All alarm systems contractors shall permanently display their certification number on all advertising, service vehicles, correspondence, business cards, letterheads and the like.

(e) No certified company shall engage in any business regulated by this part under a name other than the certification name or names that appear on the certificate issued by the board.

(f) Any branch office of an alarm systems contractor shall be properly certified. A separate certification, stating the location and qualifying agent, shall be posted at all times in a conspicuous place in each branch office. Every business covered under this part shall file in writing with the board the address of each of its branch offices. All certified branch offices shall notify the board in writing, within thirty (30) working days after the establishment, closing or changing of the location of any branch office. A qualifying agent may not be responsible for more than one (1) branch office of an alarm system contracting business. Each business location must be certified.

HISTORY:  Acts 1991, ch. 400, § 14; 1992, ch. 977, § 2; 1993, ch. 429, § 4; 1996, ch. 848, § 19.

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