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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1383        FILED ON: 1/9/2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 121

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Stephen J. Buoniconti

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the passage of the accompanying bill:

An Act clarifying the requirements for licensing as a real estate broker or salesperson.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Stephen J. Buoniconti

Hampden

Kevin J. Murphy

18th Middlesex


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand and Nine

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An Act clarifying the requirements for licensing as a real estate broker or salesperson.


 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1.  Section 87RR of said chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, in the third sentence, after the word “salesman” the following words:-  or broker.

SECTION 2.   Section 87SS of chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the second paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

Every individual applicant for a license as a salesman who is required to take an examination therefore shall, as a prerequisite to taking such examination, submit proof satisfactory to the board that he has completed courses in real estate subjects approved by the board, such courses to total 40 classroom hours of instruction; provided, however, that appli cants having successfully completed a course in real property while enrolled in an accredited law school in the commonwealth may also take such examination. Every individual applicant for a license as a broker who is required to take an examination therefo re shall, as a prerequisite to taking such examination, submit proof satisfactory to the board that he has been actively associated with a real estate broker for a period of 3 years as a real estate salesman and that he has completed additional courses in real estate subjects approved by the board, such courses to total 40 classroom hours of instruction.

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