Senate Bill 180
151st General Assembly (2021 - 2022)
Out of Committee 6/21/22
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REAL ESTATE SERVICES, BROKERS, ASSOCIATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS.
This Act revises the circumstances under which an applicant can be denied a license by the Real Estate Commission because of a criminal conviction. Similar to the recent changes made other professional license requirements, this Act does all of the following: 1. Defines when a crime is substantially related to the professions regulated by the Real Estate Commission. 2. Reduces the time since conviction to be eligible for a waiver of a felony conviction for a crime against a person from 5 years to 3 years. 3. Reduces the time since conviction to be eligible for a waiver of all other felony conviction for a crime from 5 years to 2 years. 4. Clarifies what is meant by being on parole. This Act also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.
Takes effect upon being signed into law