language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1991 CHAPTER 20-H.F.No. 373 An act relating to commerce; removing a real estate licensing prohibition; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 82.20, subdivision 4. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 82.20, subdivision 4, is amended to read: Subd. 4. [CORPORATE AND PARTNERSHIP LICENSES.] (a) A corporation applying for a license shall have at least one officer individually licensed to act as broker for the corporation. The corporation broker's license shall extend no authority to act as broker to any person other than the corporate entity. Each officer who intends to act as a broker shall obtain a license; (b) A partnership applying for a license shall have at least one partner individually licensed to act as broker for the partnership. Each partner who intends to act as a broker shall obtain a license; (c) Applications for a license made by a corporation shall be verified by the president and one other officer. Applications made by a partnership shall be verified by at least two partners; (d) Any partner or officer who ceases to act as broker for a partnership or corporation shall notify the commissioner upon said termination. The individual licenses of all salespersons acting on behalf of a corporation or partnership, are automatically ineffective upon the revocation or suspension of the license of the partnership or corporation. The commissioner may suspend or revoke the license of an officer or partner without suspending or revoking the license of the corporation or partnership; (e) The application of all officers of a corporation or partners in a partnership who intend to act as a broker on behalf of a corporation or partnership shall accompany the initial license application of the corporation or partnership. Officers or partners intending to act as brokers subsequent to the licensing of the corporation or partnership shall procure an individual real estate broker's license prior to acting in the capacity of a broker. No
license as a real estate salesperson shall be issued to any officer of a corporation or member of a partnership to which a license was issued as a brokercorporate officer who maintains a salesperson's license may exercise any authority over any trust account administered by the broker nor may they be vested with any supervisory authority over the broker; (f) The corporation or partnership applicant shall make available upon request, such records and data required by the commissioner for enforcement of this chapter. Presented to the governor April 5, 1991 Signed by the governor April 8, 1991, 11:14 a.m.