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This document represents the act as presented to the governor. The version passed by the legislature is the final engrossment. It does not represent the official 2018 session law, which will be available here summer 2018.

Key: (1) language to be deleted (2) new language

CHAPTER 104--H.F.No. 3158

An act

relating to commerce; modifying licensing requirements for mortgage loan originators;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 58A.07, subdivision 1; 58A.09, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 58A.07, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Generally.

In order to meet the written test requirement referred to in section 58A.05, clause (5), an individual shall pass, in accordance with the standards established under this section, a qualified written test developed by the Nationwide Mortgage Multistate Licensing System and Registry (NMLSR) and designated as the NMLSR's National Test Component with Uniform State Content for Mortgage Loan Originator Licensing and administered by a test provider approved by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry NMLSR based upon reasonable standards.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 58A.09, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Generally.

In order to meet the annual continuing education requirements referred to in section 58A.08, subdivision 1, clause (2), a licensed mortgage loan originator shall complete at least eight hours of education approved according to subdivision 2 that includes at least:

(1) three hours of federal law and regulations;

(2) two hours of ethics, which includes instruction on fraud, consumer protection, and fair lending issues; and

(3) two hours of training related to lending standards for the nontraditional mortgage product marketplace; and

(4) one hour of Minnesota state law and rules.

Sec. 3.

REVISOR'S INSTRUCTION.

The revisor of statutes shall change the term "Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry" or similar term to "Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry" wherever the term appears in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 58A.

Presented to the governor April 23, 2018

Signed by the governor April 25, 2018, 11:37 a.m.

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