Senate bill (SB2234) is in effect since July 1st 2010. This new mold law was put in place to protect consumers against fraudulent and unqualified mold companies. It is very important that before choosing a company you verify they have an active license with the state.
Under the new mold law:
To prevent conflicts of interest mold remediation and mold inspection must be performed by separate companies.
Home inspectors are not qualified to do mold testing or inspections.
Mold Inspectors are screened for prior criminal history and must pass an FBI background check.
Mold Inspection companies must carry $1 million dollars in errors and omissions and general liability insurance.
Mold inspectors must have the required education, training and at least 4 years of documented experience
Mold inspectors must pass a state exam.
Continuing education classes are required to maintain active license.
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