Bill Status of HB1308 97th General Assembly
Short Description: REAL ESTATE APPRAISER ACT
Rep. Angelo Saviano
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing Act of 2002. Defines "address of record". Requires a licensee of this Act to retain records as required by the most recent version of the USPAP and as further defined by rule. Permits the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to disclose information and documents related to an examination or investigation of a licensee or applicant only to law enforcement officials, other regulatory agencies that have an appropriate regulatory interest as determined by the Secretary, or a party presenting a lawful subpoena to the Department. Provides that any formal complaint against a licensee filed with the Department or an order issued by the Department against a licensee or applicant shall be a public record. Authorizes the Coordinator of Real Estate Appraisal to investigate and determine the facts of a complaint, to interview witnesses, the complainant, and any licensees involved in the alleged matter, and to make a recommendation as to the findings of fact. Makes other changes. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to extend the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing Act of 2002 from January 1, 2012 to January 1, 2022. Effective immediately.