NEW YORK STATE BOARD OF REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL
June 10, 2013
The meeting was held at the Department of State, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany; 123 William Street, NYC; and, 65 Court Street, Buffalo.
I. INTRODUCTIONS, ROLL CALL AND QUORUM ANNOUNCEMENT
S. Roefaro, Chair, called the meeting to order at 2:15 p.m. He stated that this meeting was mainly to pass regulations due to new Federal requirements taking effect July 1, 2013.
The official attendance was as follows:
Stephen Roefaro, Chair
Rebecca Jones, UPstate Training
Marcos Vigil, Deputy Secretary of State
Kathleen McCoy, Director of Licensing
Aiesha Battle, Director, Consumer Protection
II. APPROVAL OF MEETING SUMMARY
Chair S. Roefaro asked for a motion to approve the April 3, 2013 meeting summary.
C. DiSanto made a motion to approve the summary of the April 3, 2013 board meeting. The motion was seconded by L. Levy and passed unanimously.
III. SUBCOMMITTEE AND DEPARTMENT REPORTS
C. DiSanto shared that the subcommittee continues to work on drafting legislation for appraisal management companies.
C. DiSanto shared that the subcommittee has researched other state laws regarding mandatory licensing, and will continue working on draft legislation.
IV. ACTION ITEMS
W. Clark shared that the public comment period had ended for the proposed regulation changes, due to new Federal requirements which take effect July 1, 2013. These changes are in regard to federal supervision and trainee standards, as well as reciprocity. No public comment was received. Therefore, she asked for a motion to adopt the proposed regulation changes.
C. DiSanto made a motion to adopt the proposed regulation changes. The motion was seconded by L. Levy and passed unanimously.
V. NEW BUSINESS
S. Roefaro asked to have an item added to the agenda for the next meeting. He would like to research the possibility of allowing board meeting hours and subcommittee hours as continuing education credits.
VI. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
There was no public comment.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:25 p.m.