36-21A-31. Responsible broker's license--Experience and education required.

An applicant for a responsible broker's license shall have served actively for two years as a licensed salesperson or broker associate, or a combination thereof, and shall furnish evidence of completion of twenty-four additional class hours beyond the broker associate level in a course approved by the commission and given by instructors approved by the commission, or in an independent study or distance education course approved by the commission. If the applicant for a responsible broker's license meets all requirements except the requirement for twenty-four additional class hours, the commission or executive director may approve the applicant for a responsible broker's license, conditioned on the applicant furnishing the commission with evidence of completion of the twenty-four additional class hours within six months of the date of the approval. The commission may adopt rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to specify requirements for the course of study. Any person licensed as a broker associate under § 36-21A-34.1 shall, in addition to the education requirements of this section, complete the broker examination requirements to qualify as a responsible broker. Any broker licensed prior to July 1, 1996, is exempt from these requirements.

Source: SL 1992, ch 273, § 31; SL 1996, ch 235, § 2; SL 2002, ch 180, § 4; SL 2009, ch 181, § 1; SL 2022, ch 151, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2023.