Maine Revised Statutes

§14011. Board of Real Estate Appraisers; establishment

1. Establishment.  The Board of Real Estate Appraisers is established within the department pursuant to Title 5, section 12004-A, subsection 9-B and shall carry out the purposes of this Act.
[ 1999, c. 185, §5 (NEW) .]
2. Members.  The board consists of 7 members appointed by the Governor. Each member must be a resident of this State. The board consists of:
A. Two public members as defined in Title 5, section 12004-A; and [2007, c. 402, Pt. GG, §3 (AMD).]
B. Five members who hold valid appraiser licenses, including at least one member who holds a certified general license. [1999, c. 185, §5 (NEW).]
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. GG, §3 (AMD) .]
3. Geographic distribution.
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. GG, §3 (RP) .]
4. Terms; removal.  Terms of the members of the board are for 3 years. Appointments of members must comply with Title 10, section 8009. Members may be removed by the Governor for cause.
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. GG, §3 (AMD) .]
5. Meetings; chair.  The board shall meet at least once a year to conduct its business and to elect a chair. Additional meetings must be held as necessary to conduct the business of the board and may be convened at the call of the chair or a majority of the board members.
[ 2013, c. 246, Pt. B, §27 (AMD) .]
6. Election of officers.
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. GG, §3 (RP) .]
7. Exemption from standard.  The following are exempt from the requirements of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, Standard 3 (2011):
A. A board member serving in the capacity of assigned complaint officer while performing an investigation or testifying at an adjudicatory hearing; [2011, c. 286, Pt. L, §1 (NEW).]
B. A board member serving in the capacity of reviewer while reviewing the work experience of an applicant for licensure; and [2011, c. 286, Pt. L, §1 (NEW).]
C. An investigator employed by or retained by the department while performing an investigation or testifying at an adjudicatory hearing. [2011, c. 286, Pt. L, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 286, Pt. L, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 185, §5 (NEW). 2007, c. 402, Pt. GG, §3 (AMD). 2011, c. 286, Pt. L, §1 (AMD). 2013, c. 246, Pt. B, §27 (AMD).