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SECTION 444-C
Code of ethics and standards of practice
Real Property (RPP) CHAPTER 50, ARTICLE 12-B
§ 444-c. Code of ethics and standards of practice. 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.