a. Work without appropriate license, false representation prohibited. 1. Except as otherwise provided in paragraph two of this subdivision, it shall be unlawful for any person to perform electrical work except under a license issued to a master electrician or special electrician as provided in this chapter. It shall be unlawful for any person to advertise or to hold himself, herself or itself out as authorized to engage in the business of performing electrical work unless such person is authorized to perform such work pursuant to this chapter under an appropriate master electrician's or special electrician's license. No person shall cause any such work to be done by any person unless he or she is an employee of and working under the direct supervision of a person authorized to perform such work pursuant to this chapter and the rules of the department. No person shall falsely represent that he, she or it is authorized to perform electrical work under a master electrician's or special electrician's license or shall use in any advertising the words "master electrician" or the words "licensed electrician" or the words "electrical contractor" or any words of similar meaning or import on any sign, card, letterhead or in any other manner unless such person is so authorized pursuant to this chapter and the rules of the department. 2. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of paragraph one of this subdivision, the commissioner may authorize business entities engaged in the business of installing, maintaining or repairing communication, signaling, alarm or data transmission systems to perform low voltage electrical work under a certification issued to a low voltage installer as provided in this chapter and the rules of the department.
b. False statement. No person shall, with intent to defraud or deceive, knowingly make a false statement, or cause or procure to be made or aid and assist in the making of a false statement in an application for a master electrician's or special electrician's license or for certification as a low voltage installer or in an application for approval of a master electrician business or the renewal of a license or certificate or in an application for a permit and approval or in any application provided for in this chapter, or in any proof or instrument in writing in connection therewith, or in any examination hereunder, deceive or substitute or cause another to deceive or substitute.
c. Penalty. Any person, partnership or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars nor more than five thousand dollars for the first offense, not less than one thousand dollars nor more than five thousand dollars for the second offense, and not less than fifteen hundred dollars nor more than five thousand dollars for the third offense or any successive offense thereafter or by six months imprisonment or by both such fine and imprisonment.
a. Any person, including any corporation, partnership, business or other entity, issued a license by the department shall, pursuant to a request or order of the commissioner or any city agency or office, cooperate fully and completely with respect to any department or city agency or office investigation. Evidence of cooperation shall include, but is not limited to, appearing before the department or other city agency or office, answering questions completely and accurately, and providing any and all requested documents. Failure to comply with such request or order may subject such person to disciplinary measures authorized by law, including but not limited to suspension or revocation of the license.
b. Service of request or order. Such request or order by the commissioner or other city agency or office shall be mailed by regular mail to the person named therein to his or her last known business address or home address at least ten days before such appearance and shall contain the name of the person, the date, time and place of such appearance and, if known or applicable, a description of any requested documents. If the appearance or information is required immediately, the request or order may be transmitted via facsimile or delivered to the person's last known business or home address prior to the date and time specified therein.