Florida Contractors Manual The 2013 Edition of Florida Contractor’s Manual is approved by the Construction Industry Licensing Board for your examination. The Florida Statutes Ch. 455 is contained within this manual. Earlier or later editions of the Florida Contractor’s Manual can be brought to the examination at your OWN RISK. Answers to questions on the exam will be based on this edition, and other past editions. Some of the questions will be based on field experience and knowledge of trade practices.