- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Real Property
- Article 12-B: Home Inspection Professional Licensing
Section 444-O Violations and penalties for unlicensed activities
Real Property (RPP)
Any person subject to an administrative order issued by the secretary directing the cessation of any activity for which a license is required and/or suspending or revoking a license previously issued who directly or indirectly engages in the business of home inspection, holds himself, herself, or itself out to the public as being able to engage in the business of home inspection without a license therefor, engages in the business of home inspection after having his or her license revoked or suspended, or without a license to engage in the business of home inspection, directly or indirectly employs, permits or authorizes an unlicensed person to engage in the business of home inspection shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon the first conviction thereof shall be sentenced to a fine of not more than one thousand dollars; upon a second or subsequent conviction thereof shall be sentenced to a fine of not less than one thousand dollars nor more than five thousand dollars. Each violation of this article shall be deemed a separate offense.