Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to judiciary
|Mar 24, 2021
referred to judiciary
Senate Bill S5982
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S5982 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S5982 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Increases necessary course hours to 150 and necessary years of supervision to five years for real estate brokers applying for a license; requires six hours of instruction pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the sale or rental of real property or an interest in real property for real estate salesmen applying for a license.
2021-S5982 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5982 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property law, in relation to increasing certain course hours and periods of supervision for certain real estate license applications PURPOSE: To increase the total number of hours required in the real estate broker's qualifying course from 45 to 75, the number of consecutive years as a licensed salesperson prior to becoming a broker from 2 to 5, and the number of fair housing course hours in the real estate salesperson's qualifying course from 4 to 6 SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision one of section 441 of the real property law to increase the total number of hours required to obtain a real estate
2021-S5982 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5982 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 24, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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 increasing certain course hours and periods of supervision for certain real estate license applications THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 441 of the real property law, as amended by chapter 183 of the laws of 2006, are amended to read as follows: (b) Such further information as the department may reasonably require shall be furnished by the applicant including sufficient proof of having taken and passed a written examination and answered such questions as may be prepared by the department to enable it to determine the trust- worthiness of the applicant if an individual, or of each member of a co-partnership or each member of a limited liability company or each officer of a corporation for whom a license as a broker is asked, and his or their competency to transact the business of real estate broker in such a manner as to safeguard the interests of the public. In deter- mining competency, the department shall require proof that the person being tested to qualify to apply for a broker's license has a fair know- ledge of the English language, a fair understanding of the general purposes and general legal effect of deeds, mortgages, land contracts of sale, and leases, a general and fair understanding of the obligations between principal and agent, as well as of the provisions of this section. The applicant must also furnish proof that he has attended for at least one hundred [twenty] FIFTY hours and has successfully completed a real estate course or courses approved by the secretary of state as to method and content and supervision which approval may be withdrawn if in the opinion of the secretary of state said course or courses are not being conducted properly as to method, content and supervision, and that EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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