Real Estate Board; waiver of broker education requirements. (SB418)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation; Virginia Real Estate Board; waiver of broker education requirements. Requires the Virginia Real Estate Board to waive the broker education requirement for any applicant for a brokers license who has been licensed as a real estate salesperson and owned a real estate agency for a minimum of five years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088092300
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/16/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB418)
01/30/2008Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Read second time
02/04/2008Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended SB418E
02/04/2008Printed as engrossed 088092300-E
02/05/2008Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2008Communicated to House
02/11/2008Impact statement from DPB (SB418E)
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/13/2008Assigned GL sub: Housing
03/03/2008Left in General Laws


cindy writes:

I am a real estate broker and I do not think that education requirements should be waived for anyone. Regardless of how long one is a salesperson or has owned a real estate agency, any individual needs to meet the requirements of today, take the exam, obtain the Va. Brokers license.