2016 Kansas Statutes
Chapter 50 UNFAIR TRADE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION
Article 6 CONSUMER PROTECTION
50-6,113 Pest inspections relating to real estate transactions; certification required; deceptive act.
50-6,113. Pest inspections relating to real estate transactions; certification required; deceptive act. (a) Any person performing inspections for evidence of wood destroying insects, at the request of a buyer, seller, real estate broker, real estate salesperson, relocation company or financial institution, in connection with a real estate transaction or a loan secured by an interest in real estate shall hold, at the time of inspection, a valid certification, issued pursuant to the Kansas pesticide law, which authorizes the person to use or supervise the use of restricted use pesticides in the control of wood destroying insects.
(b) Any person who performs an inspection specified in subsection (a) and who fails to comply with the requirements of subsection (a), shall be guilty of a deceptive act or practice in violation of K.S.A. 50-626, and amendments thereto.
(c) The provisions of this section shall not apply to any employee of the Kansas department of agriculture who performs an inspection for evidence of wood destroying insects as a part of such employee's duties pursuant to the Kansas pesticide law.
(d) This section shall be a part of and supplemental to the Kansas consumer protection act.
History: L. 2007, ch. 64, § 1; July 1.
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