Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 40. Electrical and Mechanical Administrators
Section 190. Exclusions.
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AS 08.40.190. Exclusions.

(a) AS 08.40.005 - 08.40.200 do not apply to any utility or municipality engaged in

(1) electrical construction and maintenance of electrical wiring for the generation and distribution of electrical current where the wiring is an integral part of a system owned and operated by that utility or municipal light and power department;

(2) the installation, operation, maintenance, or repair of telephone, telegraph, signal, or communication systems when the work is performed by the employees of that utility.

(b) AS 08.40.005 - 08.40.200 do not apply to a person engaged in

(1) the manufacture, maintenance, or repair of electrical apparatus or equipment;

(2) electrical work, the cost of which does not exceed $5,000, involving residences or small commercial establishments in communities that

(A) have a population of under 500 according to the latest available federal or state census or other census approved by the department; or

(B) are over 50 miles by air or water transportation from the business place of an electrical administrator licensed under AS 08.40.005 - 08.40.200;

(3) electrical installation on residential property that is owned by the installer or a member of the installer's immediate family and not intended for sale at the time of making the installation;

(4) the operation, maintenance, or repair of a television or radio broadcasting system and the installation of a radio broadcasting system under 500 watts input power except for A.C. power supply and wiring;

(5) the installation, maintenance, and repair of elevators so long as the work is performed by an agent or employee of the elevator industry and is confined to the elevator control system, which system does not include the power supply, wiring, and motor connection;

(6) the operation, maintenance, and repair of telephone, and intercommunication facilities;

(7) the installation, maintenance, and repair of fire alarm, intrusion alarm, or other low voltage signaling systems of 48 volts to ground or less;

(8) the maintenance or repair of diesel electric engines installed on heavy construction equipment, either in a shop or on a job site;

(9) the installation in a commercial water well of the submersible pump motor and the wiring to the well pump system controls if the controls are outside a building or a structure;

(10) the installation in a noncommercial water well of the submersible pump motor and the wiring to the well pump system controls;

(11) electrical maintenance or repair work if the work is performed by the person as an employee of an owner or tenant of commercial property as part of the employee's work duties with respect to the property but is not offered or performed as a service to the public.

(c) Work within the exclusionary provisions of this section is nevertheless subject to the inspection provisions of AS 08.40.070 and must follow the regulations adopted by the department, other than regulations requiring licensure for the work.

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