2008 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1557

File Code: Business Regulation and Occupations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 1008
Sponsored By:
Delegates Vaughn, Feldman, Holmes, Kach, Krysiak, and Taylor
Entitled:
Home Builders - Sales Representative Registration and Home Builder Guaranty Fund

Synopsis:

Repealing a requirement that an individual who sells any real estate as a sales agent for a home builder be licensed by the State Real Estate Commission; renaming the Home Builder Registration Unit in the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General to be the Home Builder and Home Builder Sales Representative Registration Unit; requiring the Unit to maintain a list of specified registered sales representatives; requiring specified home builders to disclose specified information to a prospective home buyer; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/25
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29
Re-referred Economic Matters
3/11
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
3/26
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
3/23
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/24
Third Reading Passed (128-11)
4/2
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (131-8)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
3/25
First Reading Senate Rules
4/1
Re-referred Finance
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
4/4
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
4/1
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
4/2
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-2)
Action after passage in House and Senate
5/13
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 481

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Agents and Brokers
Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Arbitration -see also- Mediation
Attorney General
Auditors and Audits
Building Permits
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Construction
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Disclosure
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Hearings
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Judicial Review -see also- Appeals
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Liens -see also- Mechanics` Liens
Mediation -see also- Arbitration
Montgomery County
Notices
Penalties
Real Estate -see also- Agents and Brokers
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Reports
Statutes of Limitation
Warranties

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Business Occupations and Professions
( 17-101 , 17-101 )
Business Regulation
( 4.5-101 , 4.5-201 , 4.5-202 , 4.5-203 , 4.5-301 , 4.5-302 , 4.5-303 , 4.5-304 , 4.5-304.1 , 4.5-305 , 4.5-306 , 4.5-307 , 4.5-308 , 4.5-501 , 4.5-601 , 4.5-701 , 4.5-701 , 4.5-702 , 4.5-703 , 4.5-704 , 4.5-705 , 4.5-706 , 4.5-707 , 4.5-708 , 4.5-709 , 4.5-710 , 4.5-711 , 4.5-712 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
House
Number: 733496/01     Offered on: March 26, 2008   at: 10:24 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Senate
Number: 717170/01     Offered on: April 4, 2008   at: 12:31 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 24, 2008: Third Reading Passed (128-11)
April 2, 2008: Third Reading Passed (131-8)
Senate
April 2, 2008: Third Reading Passed (45-2)