1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Real Property
  4. Article 12-B: Home Inspection Professional Licensing

Section 444-C Code of ethics and standards of practice

Real Property (RPP)

1. The secretary shall promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of this article including but not limited to:

  (a) standards for training including approval of the course of study and examination required for licensure of home inspectors;

  (b) requirements and standards for continuing education of home inspectors;

  (c) a code of ethics and standards of practice for licensed home inspectors consistent with the provisions of this article and sound ethical practices which code and standards shall be subject to public notice and comment prior to adoption of the regulations. The standards of practice shall not require a reporting format or limit information which licensees are authorized to provide a client pursuant to this article; and

  (d) development of information and educational materials about home inspection for distribution to clients.

  2. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to supersede any established authority, duty and power established by local law, state law or regulation or otherwise granted to any agency, body or entity.