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Suspension and revocation of licenses
Real Property (RPP) CHAPTER 50, ARTICLE 12-B
§ 444-h. Suspension and revocation of licenses. 1. The secretary may
refuse to grant or may suspend or revoke a home inspector license, and
may impose a civil penalty not to exceed one thousand dollars per
violation, upon proof to the satisfaction of the secretary that the
holder thereof has:

(a) Violated the provisions of subdivision four of section four
hundred forty-four-g of this article;

(b) Disclosed any information concerning the results of the home
inspection without the approval of the client or the client's

(c) Accepted compensation from more than one interested party for the
same service without the consent of all interested parties;

(d) Accepted commissions or allowances, directly or indirectly, from
other parties dealing with the client in connection with work for which
the licensee is responsible;

(e) Failed to disclose promptly to a client information about any
business interest of the licensee which may reasonably affect the client
in connection with the home inspection;

(f) Been convicted of a felony involving fraud, theft, perjury or

(g) Failed to pay a fine or restitution ordered by the secretary
within a reasonable time; or

(h) Made a willfully false statement in the context of home inspection
activities or an application for licensure pursuant to this article.

2. Whenever a license is revoked pursuant to this section, such
license shall not be reinstated or reissued until after the expiration
of a period of five years from the date of such revocation.

3. A violation of this article by a professional engineer or architect
regulated by the state of New York shall be enforced by their respective
state licensing boards.