HR 2191

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2191

To require that any home inspection conducted in connection with a purchase of residential real property that involves a federally related mortgage loan be conducted by a State-licensed or State-certified home inspector to determine the existence of structural, mechanical, and electrical safety defects, and to require inclusion in the standard settlement statement of information regarding any home inspection conducted in connection with settlement.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 15, 2011

Mr. CLAY (for himself, Mr. LYNCH, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Mr. BRALEY of Iowa, Mr. CLARKE of Michigan, Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. RICHMOND, Mr. CARSON of Indiana, Ms. BASS of California, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. FATTAH, Mr. RUSH, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. CLEAVER, Mr. BUTTERFIELD, Ms. LEE of California, and Ms. WILSON of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To require that any home inspection conducted in connection with a purchase of residential real property that involves a federally related mortgage loan be conducted by a State-licensed or State-certified home inspector to determine the existence of structural, mechanical, and electrical safety defects, and to require inclusion in the standard settlement statement of information regarding any home inspection conducted in connection with settlement.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. HOME INSPECTION REQUIREMENT.

SEC. 3. INCLUSION OF HOME INSPECTION INFORMATION IN SETTLEMENT FORM.

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