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The Morning Call would like to inform you about The Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, 53 P.S. 517.1, et seq., goes into effect July 1, 2009. The law applies to contractors who perform at least $5,000 worth of home improvements a year. Contractors are required to submit an application to the Pennsylvania Attorney Generals Office in order to obtain a registration number. THE REGISTRATION NUMBER MUST APPEAR IN ALL ADVERTISEMENTS CIRCULATED WITHIN THE COMMONWEALTH. The law defines advertisements as any statement promoting home improvement services in a newspaper, periodical, pamphlet, circular, billboard, sign, letterhead, business card or other printed materials. All contractors currently advertising in The Morning Call should contact their representative to include their registration number in their ads. The law allows consumers to verify a contractors registration with Attorney Generals Office by visiting the Attorney Generals website or by calling the toll-free contractor hotline, 1-888-520-6680. You can learn more about the law and its requirements by visiting the Attorney Generals website: http://www.attorney general.gov/hic.aspx

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