93A-35. Duration and renewal of certifications; transfer of school ownership.

(a) All certifications issued shall expire on June 30 following the date of issuance.

(b) Certifications shall be renewable annually on July 1, provided that a renewal application accompanied by the appropriate renewal fees has been filed not later than June 1 in the form and manner prescribed by the Commission, and provided further that the applicant and education provider are found to be in compliance with the standards established for issuance of an original certification. The Commission may by rule set nonrefundable renewal fees not to exceed one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125.00) for each education provider location and twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each real estate broker prelicensing and postlicensing course.

(c) In the event an education provider entity is sold or ownership is otherwise transferred, the certification issued to the original owner is not transferable to the new owner. The new owner must apply for an original certification as prescribed by this Article and Commission regulations. (1979, 2nd Sess., c. 1193, s. 1; 1983, c. 81, ss. 1, 2; 1989, c. 563, s. 5; 1993, c. 419, s. 13; 2000-140, s. 19(b); 2011-217, s. 18; 2019-195, s. 3.)