Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 4 of chapter 142 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The examiners may make rules as they consider proper for the performance of their duties and shall promulgate rules and regulations governing the qualifications of applicants for examination.
SECTION 2. Said chapter 142 is hereby further amended by inserting after section 6 the following section:-
Section 6A. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a licensed plumber or gas fitter shall complete a course of continuing education as determined by the examiners. The examiners shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to carry out this section.