senate Bill S3839

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the inclusion of instruction in ethical business practices and recent legal matters in the continuing education requirements for real estate licensees

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Current Bill Status Via A6082 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.306
substituted for s3839
Jun 20, 2019 substituted by a6082
Mar 25, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 19, 2019 1st report cal.306
Feb 19, 2019 referred to judiciary

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S3839 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6082
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §441, RP L

S3839 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the inclusion of instruction in ethical business practices and recent legal matters in the continuing education requirements for real estate licensees.

S3839 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3839 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3839

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the real property law,  in  relation  to  requiring  the
  inclusion  of  instruction  in  ethical  business practices and recent
  legal matters in the continuing education requirements for real estate
  licensees

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 441 of the real
property law, as amended by chapter 320 of the laws of 2016, is  amended
to read as follows:
  (a) No renewal license shall be issued any licensee under this article
for any license period commencing November first, nineteen hundred nine-
ty-five unless such licensee shall have within the two year period imme-
diately preceding such renewal attended at least twenty-two and one-half
hours which shall include at least three hours of instruction pertaining
to  fair  housing  and/or  discrimination  in the sale or rental of real
property or an interest in real property,  AT  LEAST  TWO  AND  ONE-HALF
HOURS  OF INSTRUCTION PERTAINING TO ETHICAL BUSINESS PRACTICES, AT LEAST
ONE HOUR OF INSTRUCTION PERTAINING TO RECENT LEGAL MATTERS GOVERNING THE
PRACTICE OF REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS IN NEW YORK  WHICH  MAY
INCLUDE  STATUTES,  LAWS, REGULATIONS, RULES, CODES, DEPARTMENT OF STATE
OPINIONS AND DECISIONS, AND COURT DECISIONS AND at  least  one  hour  of
instruction  pertaining  to  the law of agency except in the case of the
initial two-year licensing term for real estate salespersons, two  hours
of  agency  related  instruction  must  be  completed,  and successfully
completed a continuing education real estate course or courses  approved
by  the  secretary of state as to method, content and supervision, which
approval may be withdrawn if in the opinion of the  secretary  of  state
such  course  or  courses are not being conducted properly as to method,
content and supervision. For  those  individuals  licensed  pursuant  to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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