Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session

Parts: A B C D

Chapter 241

S.P. 504 - L.D. 1388


Sec. D-1. 32 MRSA §14012-A,  as enacted by PL 2005, c. 262, Pt. D, §2, is amended to read:

§ 14012-A.  Fees

The Director of the Office of Licensing and Registration within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation may establish by rule fees for purposes authorized under this chapter in amounts that are reasonable and necessary for their respective purposes, except that the fee for any one purpose may not exceed $450 annually. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.

Sec. D-2. 32 MRSA §14025, first ¶,  as amended by PL 2005, c. 262, Pt. D, §4, is further amended to read:

A license expires on the date set by the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation pursuant to Title 10, section 8003, subsection 4 for the licensing period for which the license was issued. The board shall issue a renewal license for each ensuing licensing period in the absence of any reason or condition that might warrant the refusal to grant a license, upon receipt by the board of the written request of the applicant and the required fee for the license A license may be renewed upon receipt of an application for renewal and payment of the renewal fee as set under section 14012-A and upon the applicant presenting evidence of compliance with the requirements of section 14027. Licenses may be renewed up to 90 days after the date of expiration upon payment of a late fee, as set under section 14012-A, in addition to a required renewal fee as set under section 14012-A.

Sec. D-3. 32 MRSA §14027, sub-§1,  as amended by PL 2005, c. 518, §1, is further amended to read:

1. Requirement.   As a prerequisite to renewal of a license, an applicant must have completed the minimum hour requirements for continuing education in programs or courses approved by the appraiser qualifications board, which must include a 7-hour national uniform standards of professional appraisal practice update course completed in the even-numbered year as part of license renewal. For purposes of this section, the board may establish, by rule, a core educational requirement.

Sec. D-4. 32 MRSA §14038, sub-§5,  as enacted by PL 2005, c. 518, §9, is amended to read:

5. Limited license term.   A trainee real property appraiser license may only be renewed for 2 biennial 5 annual terms. After 6 years, the trainee is not eligible for license renewal but must qualify as a new applicant.

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