For Immediate Release - January 17, 2012

Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Electricians Announces Enforcement Action

BOSTON - January 17, 2012 - The Board of Registration of State Examiners of Electricians announced today disciplinary action against the following licensee:

Steven C. Shaw, Adams

The Board imposed a $1,000 fine as part of a consent agreement whereby Shaw admitted that he submitted to the town of Williamstown two applications for permits to do electrical work after his electrician’s license had lapsed. 

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