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Chapter 307 AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSING AS A REAL ESTATE BROKER OR SALESMAN.

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 chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “contractor”, in line 17, the following words:- and may, by agreement, be paid as an outside salesperson on a commission- only basis.

SECTION 2. Section 87SS of said chapter 112, as so appearing, 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 therefor 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 applicants 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 therefor 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.

SECTION 3. Section 2 shall take effect on June 1, 2011.

Approved, August 11, 2010.


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