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Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Septic inspections before transfer of property. Provides that if a dwelling is connected to a residential onsite sewage system: (1) the residential onsite sewage system must be inspected by a qualified inspector; and (2) if the dwelling is also connected to a water well, the water from the well must be tested; before a property interest in the dwelling may be conveyed. Provides that, if one or both of these requirements apply, a closing is not complete unless the person to whom the property interest is being transferred is given documentation of the inspection and (if applicable) the well water Septic inspections before transfer of property. Provides that if a dwelling is connected to a residential onsite sewage system: (1) the residential onsite sewage system must be inspected by a qualified inspector; and (2) if the dwelling is also connected to a water well, the water from the well must be tested; before a property interest in the dwelling may be conveyed. Provides that, if one or both of these requirements apply, a closing is not complete unless the person to whom the property interest is being transferred is given documentation of the inspection and (if applicable) the well water testing. Authorizes the state department of health to adopt rules under which persons may qualify to conduct the residential onsite sewage system inspections and the testing of well water. ... View more