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Rule Changes 2007

2007        CHAPTER 193-E


Commission approved: March 29, 2007
Published Notice of Intended Action:  April 25, 2007 ARC 5846B
Commission Adopted: May 30, 2007
Published Adopted: June 20, 2007   ARC ARC 5967B
Effective Date: July 25, 2007

The amendments to Chapter 4 and Chapter 16 add new language to require that individuals complete the following coursework prior to initial licensure:  12 hours of Developing Professionalism and Ethical Practices, 12 hours of Buying Practices and 12 hours of Listing Practices.  The current rules allow a newly licensed salesperson to complete the courses by the end of the first renewal term.  This requirement will apply to individuals applying for a salesperson license on and after January 1, 2009.

The amendment to subrule 16.5(3) reduces the amount of time a licensee has to respond to a continuing education audit request from 60 days to 30 days.

2007        CHAPTER 193-E


Commission approved: November 15, 2007       
Filed Notice of Intended Action:  November 26, 2007    Filed Document
Published Notice of Intended Action:  December 19, 2007   ARC 6490B
Public Hearing:  January 8, 2008
Commission Adopted: February 14, 2008
Published Adopted: March 26, 2008 Filed Document
Effective Date:  April 30, 2008

The proposed amendment to rule 2.1(543B) adds the definition of “Electronic format” in alphabetical order, and the proposed amendments to subrule 13.2(2) deletes language which is the same as that added to rule 13.5(543B) for clarification and language is added to clarify records can be retained as an electronic record. Proposed amendments to rule 13.5(543B) clarifies records required to be maintained. New subrule 13.5(1) clarifies requirement that contracts and documents must be legible. New subrule 13.5(2) clarifies that an unreadable copy is not acceptable as a true copy of the original regardless of the medium. New subrule 13.5(3) establishes the minimum requirements for electronic storage of required records.


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