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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 475
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F.S. 475.181
475.181 Licensure.
(1) The department shall license any applicant whom the commission certifies, pursuant to subsection (2), to be qualified to practice as a broker or sales associate.
(2) The commission shall certify for licensure any applicant who satisfies the requirements of ss. 475.17, 475.175, and 475.180. The commission may refuse to certify any applicant who has violated any of the provisions of s. 475.42 or who is subject to discipline under s. 475.25. The application shall expire 2 years after the date received if the applicant does not pass the appropriate examination. Additionally, if an applicant does not pass the licensing examination within 2 years after the successful course completion date, the applicant’s successful course completion is invalid for licensure.
(3) The department may not issue a license to any applicant who is under investigation in any other state, territory, or jurisdiction of the United States or any foreign national jurisdiction for any act that would constitute a violation of this part or chapter 455 until such time as the investigation is complete and disciplinary proceedings have been terminated. 13, 42, ch. 79-239; s. 351, ch. 81-259; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 15, 38, ch. 82-1; s. 59, ch. 83-329; ss. 27, 28, 30, ch. 88-20; s. 10, ch. 91-89; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 7, ch. 93-261; s. 139, ch. 94-119; s. 4, ch. 94-337; s. 122, ch. 98-166; s. 3, ch. 99-384; s. 182, ch. 2000-160; s. 29, ch. 2003-164; s. 2, ch. 2006-210.