2013 - 2014 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT 1,
TO SENATE BILL 208
November 11, 2013 - Offered by Representatives Nass and Steineke.
1An Act to amend
452.09 (3) (d); and to create
452.09 (4) of the statutes; 2relating to: experience requirements for real estate brokers and granting
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
452.09 (3) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
(d) Except as provided under s. 452.12 (2) or
in a reciprocal 6
agreement under s. 452.05 (3), the board may not grant a broker's license to an 7
applicant who does not hold a salesperson's license
unless the applicant passes the 8
salesperson's examination and the broker's examination and meets the
9requirements under sub. (4)
452.09 (4) of the statutes is created to read:
452.09 (4) Experience requirements for broker's license applicants.
(a) 1. 12
An applicant for a broker's license who is an individual shall submit to the board
evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant has practiced as a licensed 2
salesperson under the direct supervision of a licensed broker for at least 2 years 3
within the last 4 years preceding the date of the applicant's application for a broker's 4
license, excluding any time the applicant spent in an apprenticeship under sub. (5).
2. Except as provided under pars. (b) to (e), the board may not accept evidence 6
as satisfactory under subd. 1. unless the evidence demonstrates that the applicant's 7
experience as a licensed salesperson qualifies the applicant for a total of at least 40 8
points based on the following point system:
a. Each completed or closed residential transaction is worth 5 points.
b. Each completed or closed commercial transaction is worth 10 points.
c. Each property management contract is worth 0.5 points per month.
d. Each completed or closed time share is worth one point.
(b) An applicant who is licensed to practice law in this state may satisfy the 14
requirement under par. (a) by submitting to the board evidence satisfactory to the 15
board that the applicant has experience related to real estate.
(c) An applicant who holds a current certificate of financial responsibility under 17
s. 101.654 may satisfy the requirement under par. (a) by submitting to the board 18
evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant has experience related to real 19
(d) Except as provided in a reciprocal agreement under s. 452.05 (3), an 21
applicant for a broker's license who is a nonresident may satisfy the requirement 22
under par. (a) by submitting to the board evidence satisfactory to the board that the 23
applicant has been a licensed broker under the laws of another state for at least 2 24
years within the last 4 years preceding the date of the applicant's application for a 25
(e) The board may waive any requirement under par. (a), (b), (c), or (d) for any 2
applicant based on standards established by the board by rule.
(1) This act first applies to an application for a real estate broker's license 5
submitted to the real estate examining board on the effective date of this subsection.
(1) This act takes effect on July 1, 2014.