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§ 16-3A-02. License qualifications

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 16. Real Estate Appraisers, Appraisal Management Companies, and Home Inspectors (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3a. Licensing of Home Inspectors (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 16-3A-02
§ 16-3A-02. License qualifications
In general
(a) To qualify for a license as a home inspector, an applicant must be an individual who meets the requirements of this section.
Training, work experience, and contents of application
(b) Prior to July 1, 2002, an applicant for a home inspector license shall:
(1) meet two of the following conditions:
(i) have completed a minimum of 48 hours of an on-site training course approved by a national home inspection organization or the Commission;
(ii) have completed a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience, as determined by the Commission, immediately preceding the submission of an application;
(iii) have completed at least 100 home inspections for compensation; or
(iv) submit proof of full membership in or certification by one of the following national home inspection organizations:
1. American Society of Home Inspectors; or
2. National Association of Home Inspectors;
(2) have a high school diploma or its equivalent;
(3) have general liability insurance in an amount not less than $50,000;
(4) submit to the Commission an application on the form that the Commission provides; and
(5) pay to the Commission an application fee of $50.


Added by Acts 2001, c. 470, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 226, § 1, eff. July 1, 2002.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 16-3A-02, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 16-3A-02
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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