|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board
Revising the composition of the board, etc.
Florida Senate - 2020 CS for SB 776 By the Committee on Innovation, Industry, and Technology; and Senator Perry 580-03373-20 2020776c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the Florida Real Estate Appraisal 3 Board; amending s. 475.613, F.S.; revising the 4 composition of the board; requiring the board 5 membership to reflect the ethnic and gender diversity 6 of this state; providing an effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 475.613, Florida 11 Statutes, is amended to read: 12 475.613 Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board.— 13 (1) There is created the Florida Real Estate Appraisal 14 Board, which shall consist of seven
ninemembers appointed by 15 the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate. Four 16 members of the board must be real estate appraisers who have 17 been engaged in the general practice of appraising real property 18 in this state for at least 5 years immediately preceding 19 appointment. In appointing real estate appraisers to the board, 20 while not excluding other appraisers, the Governor shall give 21 preference to real estate appraisers who are not primarily 22 engaged in real estate brokerage or mortgage lending activities. 23 One member Two membersof the board must represent the appraisal 24 management industry. One member of the board must represent 25 organizations that use appraisals for the purpose of eminent 26 domain proceedings, financial transactions, or mortgage 27 insurance. One member Two membersof the board must be a 28 representative shall be representativesof the general public 29 and shall not be connected in any way with the practice of real 30 estate appraisal. The appraiser members shall be as 31 representative of the entire industry as possible, and 32 membership in a nationally recognized or state-recognized 33 appraisal organization shall not be a prerequisite to membership 34 on the board. Members of the board shall reflect the ethnic and 35 gender diversity of this state. To the extent possible, no more 36 than two members of the board shall be primarily affiliated with 37 any one particular national or state appraisal association. Two 38 of the members must be licensed or certified residential real 39 estate appraisers and two of the members must be certified 40 general real estate appraisers at the time of their appointment. 41 (a) Members of the board shall be appointed for 4-year 42 terms. Any vacancy occurring in the membership of the board 43 shall be filled by appointment by the Governor for the unexpired 44 term. Upon expiration of her or his term, a member of the board 45 shall continue to hold office until the appointment and 46 qualification of the members successor. A member may not be 47 appointed for more than two consecutive terms. The Governor may 48 remove any member for cause. 49 (b) The headquarters for the board shall be in Orlando. 50 (c) The board shall meet at least once each calendar 51 quarter to conduct its business. 52 (d) The members of the board shall elect a chairperson at 53 the first meeting each year. 54 (e) Each member of the board is entitled to per diem and 55 travel expenses as set by legislative appropriation for each day 56 that the member engages in the business of the board. 57 Section 2. This act shall take effect November 1, 2020.
|01/14/2020||Senate||Introduced -SJ 59|
|11/21/2019||Senate||Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Commerce and Tourism; Rules -SJ 59|