H.B. No. 0195

Real estate act-amendments.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Brown and Senator(s) Case and Larson


AN ACT relating to the Real Estate License Act of 1971; providing for fingerprinting of license applicants as specified; clarifying certain exemption provisions; providing for compensation of members of the Wyoming real estate commission as specified; clarifying commission authority; reducing the amount of time that certain records shall be retained; requiring licensees to obtain and maintain insurance coverage as specified; providing definitions; and providing for an effective date.


1/15/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/19/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/20/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H09

1/28/2009   H09 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Brechtel, Byrd, Harvey, Lockhart, Meyer, Moniz, Roscoe, Stubson and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Ayes 9    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/28/2009   H Placed on General File



Page 5-line 12                Before "errors" insert "and maintain".  LOCKHART, CHAIRMAN



Page 1-line 5           After ";" insert "clarifying commission authority".

Page 1-line 14          After "(b)," insert "33-28-111(a)(ii),".

Page 4-After line 12    Insert:

"33-28-111.  Censure of licensee and suspension or revocation of license; grounds.

(a)  The commission shall upon a written sworn complaint or may upon its own motion investigate the actions of any broker, associate broker or salesman, impose an administrative fine not to exceed two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) for each separate offense and may censure the licensee, place the licensee on probation and set the terms of probation, suspend or revoke any license issued under this act and impose an administrative fine for any of the following:

 (ii)  Violation of this act or any rule of the commission;".  BROWN


1/30/2009   H Passed CoW



Page 1-line 7           After "obtain" insert "and maintain".  BROWN


2/2/2009    H Passed 2nd Reading

2/3/2009    H Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Bonner, Brechtel, Brown, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Craft, Davison, Diercks, Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Hallinan, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Landon, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Mercer, Meyer, Miller, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Peasley, Pedersen, Petersen, Philp, Quarberg, Roscoe, Semlek, Shepperson, Simpson, Steward, Stubson, Teeters, Thompson, Throne, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Ayes 60    Nays 0    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/5/2009    S Received for Introduction

2/5/2009    S Introduced and Referred to S07

2/17/2009   S07 Recommended Do Pass



Ayes:  Senator(s) Case, Cooper, Johnson and Scott

Excused:  Senator(s) Hastert

Ayes 4    Nays 0    Excused 1    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/17/2009   S Placed on General File

2/19/2009   S Passed CoW

2/20/2009   S Passed 2nd Reading

2/23/2009   S Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Senator(s) Anderson, J., Bebout, Burns, Case, Coe, Cooper, Decaria, Dockstader, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hastert, Hines, Hunnicutt, Jennings, Johnson, Landen, Larson, Martin, Meier, Nicholas, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Schiffer, Scott, Sessions, Townsend, Vasey and Von Flatern

Nays:  Senator(s) Massie

Ayes 29    Nays 1    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/23/2009   Assigned Number HEA No. 0046

2/23/2009   H Speaker Signed HEA No. 0046

2/23/2009   S President Signed HEA No. 0046

2/26/2009   Governor Signed HEA No. 0046

2/27/2009   Assigned Chapter Number


Chapter No. 0063  Session Laws of Wyoming 2009.