Senate Bill 22

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 100)
Title AN ACT relating to home inspector licensing.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 373
Sponsor G. Tapp
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 198B.700 to conform and to define "home inspector"; amend KRS 198B.702 to conform; amend KRS 198B.704 to clarify term of members of the board and require adherence to duly adopted code of ethics; amend KRS 198B.706 stipulate penalties the board may invoke for violations; amend KRS 198B.712 to prohibit advertising as a home inspector by unlicensed persons; amend KRS 198B.722 to require late fees, if applicable, and background checks; amend KRS 198B.732 to stipulate violators guilty of a second offense within five years shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor under KRS 534.040; repeal KRS 198B.734 and reenact as a new section of KRS Chapter 413, amended to require that claims be brought within one year of the date of inspection and prohibit home inspectors acting in their capacity as inspectors from indicating compliance with the building code; amend KRS 227.660 to permit the office to authorize licensed home inspectors to assist in the inspection of mobile homes and recreational vehicles; amend KRS 198B.710 and 198B.736 to conform; repeal KRS 198B.736.
Index Headings of Original Version Housing, Building, and Construction - Home inspectors, licensing of
Inspections - Home inspectors, licensing of
Occupations and Professions - Home inspectors, licensing of
Real Estate - Home inspectors, licensing of
Small Business - Home inspectors, licensing of
Licensing - Home inspectors
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/04/07
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/08/08
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)
02/19/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/20/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/25/08
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2008
02/26/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 35-0 with Committee Substitute
02/27/08
  • received in House
03/03/08
  • to Licensing & Occupations (H)
03/18/08
  • posting waived retroactively
  • posted in committee
03/21/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/24/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/26/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 27, 2008
03/27/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-1 with floor amendment (1)
  • received in Senate
04/01/08
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (1)
  • Senate concurred in House floor amendment (1)
  • passed 37-0
04/02/08
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
04/14/08
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 100)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except delete authorization of home inspector assistance in the inspection of mobile homes and recreational vehicles; remove requirement that claimants bring actions based on a home inspection within one year of the date of the inspection; amend KRS 198B.716 to permit the board to accept out-of-state training programs completed by a nonresident if the training meets or exceeds the normal requirements of the board; indicate that a nonresident who completes an accepted out-of-state training program must still pass an examination prescribed or approved by the board.
Index Headings Housing, Building, and Construction - Home inspectors, licensing of
Inspections - Home inspectors, licensing of
Occupations and Professions - Home inspectors, licensing of
Real Estate - Home inspectors, licensing of
Small Business - Home inspectors, licensing of
Licensing - Home inspectors

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Retain original provisions; make technical correction to provide for compensation of general counsel for the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction when acting as legal adviser.
Index Headings Housing, Building, and Construction - Home inspectors, licensing of
Inspections - Home inspectors, licensing of
Occupations and Professions - Home inspectors, licensing of
Real Estate - Home inspectors, licensing of
Small Business - Home inspectors, licensing of
Licensing - Home inspectors

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