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Agency
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board
Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors
chapter
Home Inspector Licensing Regulations [18 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action:
Transition from Certification to Licensure
 
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action serves as the second phase of a two-part sequence of amendments to the home inspector regulatory program. Currently, home inspectors are regulated through a voluntary certification program. Laws enacted during the 2016 General Assembly Session mandated that home inspectors be licensed by the Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors (“the Board”) by July 1, 2017.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: Chapter 436 and Chapter 161 of the 2016 Acts of Assembly
RIS Project Yes  [004780]
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7912 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2017.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Trisha L. Henshaw  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: alhi@dpor.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)367-8595    FAX: (866)350-5354    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.