2018 House Bill 1031 - Printed

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-THIRD SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2018  

400Z0305   HOUSE BILL   NO.  1031  

Introduced by:    The Committee on Commerce and Energy at the request of the Department of Labor and Regulation
 

        FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions and references regarding real estate licensing.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That § 36-21A-19 be amended to read:
    36-21A-19. The commission may fix the salary of the executive director in accordance with chapter 3-6A, employ other employees personnel as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter, fix salaries and prescribe the duties of its employees and make other expenditures necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter.
    Section 2. That § 36-21A-55 be amended to read:
    36-21A-55. The holding of a license issued under the provisions of this chapter or participating in a transaction for which a license is required by this chapter is the transaction of business within the state, and a nonresident licensee or unlicensed person so defined is subject to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of this state as provided by § 15-7-2.
    Service of process shall be made upon corporate licensees as provided by §§ 47-1A-504 and 47-1A-1510 chapter 59-11 and otherwise as provided by chapter 15-6.
    Any person licensed under this chapter shall deliver a copy of any process or pleading to which that licensee is a party to the executive director of the commission within ten days of its being served by or upon him. Failure to file with the executive director is not jurisdictional in any action to which a licensee under this chapter may be a party.

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