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Virginia: Discipline may not be used to force licensee to provide restitution

A homeowner who filed a license complaint against a construction company responsible for his leaky house does not have standing to challenge a discipline decision by the state contractors board because the relief he demanded—that the construction company fix the house— was beyond the power of the board to grant, the Virginia Court of Appeals ruled January 27 (Holmes v. Culver Design Build, Inc.)

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