§ 5-65.1-7. Applicability.
(a) Any person who conducts a home inspection as defined by this chapter shall be licensed pursuant to this chapter, and comply with all the requirements of this chapter and any subsequent rules or regulations promulgated by the board.
(b) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the following provided the person does not hold himself or herself out as a home inspector or one who performs home inspections as defined in this chapter:
(1) Any person who is employed by a governmental agency or public body and acting within the scope of that government employment;
(2) Any person regulated by the state as an architect, professional engineer, electrical contractor, or master plumber, who is acting within the scope of practice of his or her profession or occupation;
(3) Any state licensed real estate broker, broker-salesperson, or salesperson, who is acting within the scope of his or her profession;
(4) Any state licensed real estate appraiser or certified general or residential real estate appraiser, who is acting within the scope of his or her profession;
(5) Any person regulated by the state as an insurance adjuster, who is acting within the scope of his or her profession;
(6) Any person certified or registered as a pesticide applicator, who is acting within the scope of his or her profession;
(7) Any person performing an inspection under the supervision of a licensed home inspector for the purpose of meeting the requirements of subdivision (a)(3) of § 5-65.1-5 to qualify for licensure as an associate home inspector;
(8) Any person registered/licensed as a contractor in good standing in any state acting within the scope of his or her occupation and experience; and
(9) Any person conducting real estate inspections as a part of the insurance underwriting process.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 140, § 1.)