SB 1196, as introduced, Hill. Bureau of Real Estate: Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers: review.
Existing law, the Real Estate Law, provides for the licensure and regulation of real estate brokers and real estate salespersons by the Real Estate Commissioner, the chief officer of the Bureau of Real Estate within the Department of Consumer Affairs.
Existing law, the Real Estate Appraisers’ Licensing and Certification Law, provides for the licensure, certification, and regulation of real estate appraisers and appraisal management companies by the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers within the Department of Consumer Affairs, which is headed by the Chief of the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers.
This bill would subject the Bureau of Real Estate and the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers to review by the appropriate policy committees of the Legislature, as specified.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 10050 of the Business and Professions
2Code is amended to read:
(a) There is in the Department of Consumer Affairs
2a Bureau of Real Estate, the chief officer of which bureau is named
3the Real Estate Commissioner.
10(b) It shall be the principal responsibility of the commissioner
11to enforce all laws in this part
begin delete (commencing with Section 10000)end delete
12 and Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 11000) of Part 2
begin delete of this in a manner that achieves the maximum protection for the
14purchasers of real property and those persons dealing with real
16(c) Wherever the term “commissioner” is used in this division,
17it means the Real Estate Commissioner.
Section 11301 of the Business and Professions Code
19 is amended to read:
(a) There is hereby created within the Department
21of Consumer Affairs a Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers to
22administer and enforce this part.
28(b) Whenever the term “Office of Real Estate Appraisers”
29appears in any other law, it means the “Bureau of Real Estate