senate Bill S4122

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to home inspection professional licensing

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Current Bill Status Via A6149 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 25, 2019 signed chap.541
Nov 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 06, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1062
substituted for s4122
Jun 06, 2019 substituted by a6149
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1062
Feb 28, 2019 referred to judiciary


S4122 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §444-e, RP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6676, A9152
2017-2018: S649, A215

S4122 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to home inspection professional licensing; requires home inspection professionals to pass the National Home Inspector examination.

S4122 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4122 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2019

Introduced  by  Sens. GAUGHRAN, BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation  to  home  inspection
  professional licensing


  Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 444-e of the real
property law, as amended by section 59 of part D of chapter  60  of  the
laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  (c)  have passed [a written or electronic] THE NATIONAL HOME INSPECTOR
examination [approved by the secretary, and designed to test  competence
in  home  inspection  practice  as determined by a recognized role defi-
nition methodology and developed and administered to the extent  practi-
cable  in  a  manner  consistent  with the American Educational Research
Association's "Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing."  An
applicant  who has passed an existing nationally recognized examination,
as approved by the secretary, prior to the effective date of this  arti-
cle shall be in compliance with this paragraph]; and
  §  2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to appli-
cations for a license as a home inspector  received  on  or  after  such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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