The association’s constitution lists the nine objectives that form the primary purpose of NASCLA. These objectives are:
- To promote the protection of the public health and safety through the licensing of contractors.
- To provide a forum for the discussion of problems common to the regulation of the construction industry and to develop solutions.
- To assist licensing agencies in developing licensing laws and rules.
- To provide a clearinghouse for information concerning court decisions, attorney generals’ opinions and disciplinary procedures.
- To provide technical assistance in the development of license classifications systems.
- To provide mutual assistance in the standardization of licensing examinations.
- To provide consultation on office procedures and administration.
- To educate the public as to the benefits of using licensed contractors.
- To provide a continuing education program for the construction industry.