Sacramento, CA – The 2023 edition of the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) California Contractors License Law & Reference Book (Law Book) is now available. The Law Book can be purchased directly from the publisher, or the online PDF version can be viewed or downloaded at no cost on the CSLB website.

The Law Book features a summary of new contracting laws that became effective on January 1, 2023.

The all-inclusive book details CSLB’s history and mission and offers specialized sections about becoming a licensed contractor, maintaining a license, home improvement contracting requirements, business management, and safety regulations. It also contains California’s Business and Professions Code and other construction-related state codes, and Contractors State License Law rules and regulations.

“The 2023 Law Book is an essential guide for members of the California construction industry,” said David Fogt, CSLB Registrar. “This tool can help current contractors manage their business and help potential contractors get information on how to obtain a license.”

The Law Book can only be purchased directly from publisher LexisNexis online or by calling (877) 394-8826. The price is $50.00 plus tax, shipping, and handling. The Law Book is available as a PDF on the CSLB website and can be downloaded for free.