Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 2057 -- Licensure of Home Inspectors

Sponsor:  Parson

This bill requires home inspectors to be licensed by the Division
of Professional Registration within the Department of Insurance,
Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration.  In its
main provisions, the bill:

(1)  Establishes the Missouri Home Inspectors Board to implement
the licensure program;

(2)  Requires persons conducting home inspections to be licensed
by the board;

(3)  Establishes the criteria for the supervision, training, and
licensure of home inspector apprentices;

(4)  Provides licensing exemptions for certain individuals,
businesses, and associations;

(5)  Creates within the state treasury the Missouri Home
Inspectors' Fund to be used by the board for its costs;

(6)  Authorizes the board to establish licensing qualifications
and an application process, develop and publish standards of
professional conduct, approve courses of instruction, specify the
form and content of examinations, and establish continuing
education requirements and reciprocity agreements; and

(7)  Authorizes the board to refuse to issue, suspend, or revoke
licenses and cause complaints to be filed against licensees with
the Administrative Hearing Commission as specified in the bill.

Any person violating these provisions will be guilty of a class B

The bill becomes effective January 1, 2009.

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94th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Last Updated October 15, 2008 at 3:11 pm