assembly Bill A4638A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires real estate brokers and salespersons to receive implicit bias training as part of their license renewal process

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 05, 2021 print number 4638a
Feb 05, 2021 amend and recommit to judiciary
Feb 04, 2021 referred to judiciary

A4638 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S538
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §441, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8986

A4638 - Summary

Requires real estate brokers and salespersons to receive implicit bias training as part of their license renewal process.

A4638 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4638
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SILLITTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Judiciary
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the real property law, in relation to requiring real
   estate brokers and salespersons to receive implicit bias  training  as
   part of their license renewal process

   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]  TWENTY-
 FOUR  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
 HOURS OF INSTRUCTION PERTAINING TO IMPLICIT BIAS  AWARENESS  AND  UNDER-
 STANDING,  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 meth-
 od, 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 subdivision six of section four hundred
 forty-two-g  of  this article, in the individual's initial license term,
 at least eleven hours of the required [twenty-two] TWENTY-FOUR and  one-
 half  hours  of continuing education shall be completed during the first
 year of the term. Of those eleven hours, three hours  shall  pertain  to
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

A4638A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S538
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Real Property Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §441, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8986

A4638A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires real estate brokers and salespersons to receive implicit bias training as part of their license renewal process.

A4638A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4638--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SILLITTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee  on  Judiciary  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the real property law, in  relation  to  requiring  real
   estate  brokers  and salespersons to receive implicit bias training as
   part of their license renewal process
 
   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 392 of the laws of 2019, 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 HOURS OF INSTRUC-
 TION PERTAINING TO IMPLICIT BIAS AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING,  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  sales-
 persons,  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 prop-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.