Invitation for Public Comment/Hearing Notices

Annual Fee Hearing – December 20, 2016

Sections 10226 and 11011 of the Business & Professions Code require at least one regulation hearing be held each calendar year to review specified fees charged by the Bureau of Real Estate. Please see the following Notice regarding this year's hearing. No changes to the present fee structure are proposed.

Legislative Oversight Hearing - March 9,2016

As with all agencies that are part of the Department of Consumer Affairs, the Bureau of Real Estate is subject to legislative oversight hearings. The next set of hearings is scheduled for March 9, 2016, at the State Capitol Building. For details of the hearing, and to review the Bureau of Real Estate's Background Information report provided to the Legislature, please see the documents posted below.

Criteria for Rehabilitation Amendments – Sections 2911 and 2912

Where an applicant for a real estate license, or a current real estate licensee, has suffered a criminal conviction, the Criteria for Rehabilitation offer categories of relevant facts that the applicant or licensee may offer as evidence to demonstrate rehabilitation. The Criteria appear in Sections 2911 and 2912 of the Regulations of the Real Estate Commissioner. This proposal updates and modifies the Criteria. Originally published on October 30, 2015, the public comment period on this regulations proposal closed December 14, 2015. A further, 15-day public comment period occurred earlier in 2016 following one set of revisions to the proposal.

This proposal has been amended a second time and is being re-noticed for a further 15-day public comment period. The comment period commences on December 9, 2016, and will remain open through 5:00 PM on Friday, December 23, 2016.

Please read the Text of the proposal, as well as the Notice, posted below.

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