Rules and Regulations for Home Inspectors and Associate Home Inspectors


440-RICR-10-00-5 PROPOSED RULE

Title 440 Contractors' Registration & Licensing Board
Chapter 10 General Administration, Registration, Licensing, and Filing Claims
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 5 Rules and Regulations for Home Inspectors and Associate Home Inspectors
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Proposed
Filing Notice Date 09/30/2019
Public Comment Dates 09/30/2019 to 10/31/2019

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-65.1-3(a)(8)

Purpose and Reason :

The purpose of this regulation is to administer and enforce the provisions of the Commercial Roofing Contractors Law, R. I. Gen Laws Chapter 5-65.1, and to refer to those sections of the R.I. Contractors Law, R.I. Gen Laws Chapter 5-65, that are applicable to home inspectors and associate home inspectors. The Rhode Island Home Inspector Licensing Law sets forth the requirements for licensing and promotes public safety, health, and welfare by providing a mechanism to ensure that all home inspectors and associate home inspectors conducting business in the State of Rhode Island have the requisite skills, training, and experience necessary to safety and adequately conduct home inspection activities within this state. Any person who fails to become licensed as a home inspector or associate home inspector, as stipulated, is subject to penalties for operating without a license. 

The proposed regulation supplements the statutory requirements by:

·         Defining terms pertinent to the regulation;

·         Detailing and expounding on the

o   General administrative requirements

o   Licensing requirements

o   Application process

o   Educational Requirements;

·         Describing in detail the CRLB Complaint process, including

o   Notice of accepted complaints and initial CRLB investigation

o   Prehearing conferences and alternative dispute resolution

o   Violations

o   Appeals

o   Criminal Prosecution;

·         Describing the process by which the CRLB shall conduct administrative hearings, including

o   Expungements

o   Default

o   Disqualification/Incapacity of Hearing Officer

o   Miscellaneous provisions

o   Hearings – Public Information

o   Publication of Orders and Notices; and

·         Establishing the Standards of Practice.

There are no previous versions of this Part.

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Comments Received*

Received on October 1, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 1, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 1, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 1, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 1, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 1, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 1, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 1, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 1, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 2, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 2, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 2, 2019 by Mike Auger

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 4, 2019 by John Smith

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 7, 2019 by James Carr

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Received on October 7, 2019 by Eric Thorn

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Received on October 7, 2019 by Jose Fernandez

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 8, 2019 by Mike Auger

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Received on October 9, 2019 by Robert Clark

Notes by Reviewer :

Received on October 10, 2019 by Michael Healy

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Received on October 11, 2019 by Mike Auger

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Received on October 12, 2019 by Elizabeth Long

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Received on October 15, 2019 by Jim Carr

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Received on October 17, 2019 by Carlos Zambrano

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Received on October 21, 2019 by Edward Kay

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Received on October 31, 2019 by Joshua LeBeau

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