STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF MASTER PLUMBERS
# 544 - BUSINESS MEETING - AGENDA - MARCH 27, 2008
MEETING SCHEDULED TIME: 9:00 AM ~ HUDSON ROOM - 6 TH FL. ROLL CALL OF BOARD MEMBERS
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES of the FEBRUARY 28, 2008 Meeting
Documentation is provided on all matters unless otherwise noted.
PRESENT BOARD MEMBERS - &- CAPACITIES
MAYOR PETER I. VOROS ~ MASTER PLUMBER MEMBER ~ CHAIRMAN
RALPH WETZEL ~MASTER PLUMBER MEMBER ~ VICE-CHAIRMAN
MICHAEL L. SESTANOVICH ~ INSPECTOR MEMBER - SECRETARY
MARK MC MANUS ~ JOURNEYMAN PLUMBER
MICHAEL K. MALONEY ~ MASTER PLUMBER MEMBER
DONALD B. DILEO ~ PUBLIC MEMBER
PAUL N. BONTEMPO - PUBLIC MEMBER
ADAM J. SABATH ~ STATE MEMBER - CHIEF OF STAFF TO SENATE PRESIDENT RICHARD J. CODEY
1. ADVERTISING MATTER
2. ADVERTISING MATTER
3. DIVISION OF LAW BILLING -FEBRUARY 21, 2008
4. DISCIPLINARY ACTION
OFFER OF SETTLEMENT IN LIEU OF DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING
Consumer Fraud Act, namely N.J.A.C. 13:45A-16.2 (12)
A $250.00 penalty was assessed and paid for failure to comply with the requirements of the Consumer Fraud Act when neglecting to issue a contract to the consumer.
5. DISCIPLINARY ACTION
FITZROY WEATHERSPOON, LMP # 12216
OFFER OF SETTLEMENT IN LIEU OF DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING Violations of ~ N.J.S.A. 45:1-21(e) has engaged in professional or occupational misconduct;
N.J.A.C. 13:32-3.1 (a) - (e) Identification of Licensed Master Plumber; vehicles; stationery; advertising;
Consumer Fraud Act, namely N.J.A.C. 13:45A-16.2 (12) iv.
In conjunction with consumer complaint matter:
• A $100 penalty was assessed for failing to indicate the Master Plumber’s license number on letterhead violatingN.J.A.C. 13:32-3.1 (a) - (e) Identification of Licensed Master Plumber; vehicles; stationery; advertising;
• A $500 penalty was also assessed for failure to comply with the requirements of the Consumer Fraud Act, namely N.J.A.C. 13:45A-16.2 (12) iv.: neglecting to indicate the dates or time period on or within which the work is to begin and be completed by the seller.
6. DISCIPLINARY ACTION
ANTHONY INTERSIMONE, LMP # 8743 T/A Intersimone Plumbing and Heating
OFFER OF SETTLEMENT IN LIEU OF DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING Violations of ~ License Lending
N.J.S.A. 45:1-21(e) has engaged in professional or occupational misconduct;
In conjunction with complaint matter from
• A $2,500 penalty was assessed for the job at 17 Toquet Street in Wanaque, NJ, Permit #05-724+A. - unlicensed, non-employee performing work at this job site; failed inspection.
7. BERMAN ROSENBACH
REGISTERED AS "ALL BACKED UP, LLC T/A MICHAEL IULIANO PLBG AND HTG." INQUIRY DATED MARCH 5, 2008 Requesting an interpretation of Plumbing Law
8A. Scheduled at the request of DAG Joseph A. Donofrio to discuss the below Provisional Order of Discipline ˙
"PLUMBING LICENSE FOR HIRE"
Respondent's license to practice plumbing in the State of New Jersey, which is currently suspended by application of N.J.S.A. 45:1-7.1(b), as a result of his failure to apply for renewal within 30 days of its expiration date of June 30, 2005, shall provisionally remain suspended for a period of two years upon any request for reinstatement. The first six months of the suspension are to be active and the remaining 18 months are to be stayed and considered a period of probation. Respondent shall not be reinstated until such time as he has paid in full the civil penalties and costs which are outlined in this provisional order.
Respondent shall immediately surrender his master plumber's pressure seal upon entry of a final order. Respondent shall pay a civil penalty in the aggregate amount of $10,000, consisting of a $2,000 penalty for attempting to secure a plumbing permit for an unlicensed person; a $2,000 penalty for permitting his license and seal to be used by another person; a $2,000 penalty for willfully allowing an unlicensed person to use his seal; a $2,000 penalty for aiding or abetting unlicensed practice and a $2,000 penalty for initially misrepresenting his testimony during the October 23, 2003 inquiry . Respondent is hereby assessed costs in the amount of $5,387.17.
8. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT