SECTION 1. Section 87SS of chapter 112 as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition is hereby amended by inserting after the third sentence the following sentence: -
Every individual applicant for a license as a broker must submit proof of taking a minimum of 2 hours of Fair Housing education.
SECTION 2. Section 87XX1/2 of said chapter 112 is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:-
The curriculum contained in such courses or programs shall contain at least 1 hour of instruction concerning fair housing laws and regulations and at least 6 hours of instructions concerning or related to compliance with laws and regulations selected from any of the following subjects: equal employment opportunity; accessibility for the disabled; agency law; environmental issues in real estate; zoning and building codes; real estate appraisal and financing; property tax assessments and valuation; and real estate board regulations.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect immediately upon passage.
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