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2013 Senate Bill 641: Revise real estate license details

Public Act 106 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Sen. Mike Kowall (R) on October 23, 2013, to allow inactive real estate salespersons and brokers to renew their license within three years, subject to conditions and requirements specified in the bill. Also, to revise a six-hour annual “continuing education” mandate to instead allow licensees to take 18 hours spread over three years.
    • Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on October 23, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on November 12, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on November 13, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 13, 2013.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on November 14, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on November 14, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on November 14, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on January 28, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on March 19, 2014, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises various details. This version was superseded by another substitute with more changes. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 19, 2014.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Hugh Crawford (R) on March 20, 2014, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 20, 2014.
  4. Passed 110 to 0 in the House on March 20, 2014, to allow inactive real estate salespersons and brokers to renew their license within three years, subject to conditions and requirements specified in the bill. Also, to revise a six-hour annual “continuing education” mandate to instead allow licensees to take 18 hours spread over three years.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on March 25, 2014.
  6. Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on March 26, 2014, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 7, 2014.

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