Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 65.1
Home Inspectors

R.I. Gen. Laws 5-65.1-3

 5-65.1-3.  Board — Powers and duties.

(a) The board shall have the following powers and duties:

(1) Administer and enforce the provisions of this chapter;

(2) Issue and renew licenses to home inspectors and associate home inspectors pursuant to the provisions of this chapter;

(3) Suspend, revoke, or fail to renew the license of a home inspector;

(4) Sanction or administer qualifying examinations for home inspector and associate home inspector applicants, and establish competency requirements;

(5) Establish standards for the continuing education of home inspectors;

(6) Adopt and publish a code of ethics and standards of practice for licensed home inspectors and associate home inspectors;

(7) Prescribe or change the charges for examinations and other services performed;

(8) Adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the administrative procedures act, chapter 35 of title 42, necessary to effectuate the purposes of this chapter; and

(9) Hear contested claims or cases; contested enforcement proceedings; and contested administrative fines in accordance with the administrative procedures act and the administrative regulations promulgated by the board.

History of Section.
P.L. 2000, ch. 140, 1.