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74-4202.Kansas real estate commission; organization; powers and duties; compensation and expenses; meetings; office; seal. (a) Within 30 days after the appointment of the members to be regularly appointed within any year, the commission shall meet in the city of Topeka for the purpose of organizing by selecting from its membership a chairperson and such other officers as the commission may deem necessary and appropriate. A majority of the members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the exercise of the powers or authority conferred upon it.

(b) The commission shall receive applications for, and issue licenses to, brokers and salespersons, as provided in the real estate brokers' and salespersons' license act and shall administer the provisions of this act and the brokerage relationships in real estate transactions act. The commission may do all things necessary and convenient for carrying into effect the provisions of the acts and may adopt rules and regulations not inconsistent with the acts. For the purpose of the acts, the commission shall make all necessary investigations, and every licensee shall furnish to the commission such evidence as the licensee may have as to any violation the acts or any rules and regulations adopted under the acts. The commission may enforce any order by an action in the district court of the county where the alleged violator resides or where the violation allegedly occurred.

(c) Each member of the commission shall be paid compensation, subsistence allowances, mileage and other expenses as provided in K.S.A. 75-3223, and amendments thereto.

(d) The commission shall hold meetings and hearings in the city of Topeka or at such places as it shall determine at such times as it may designate and on request of two or more of its members.

(e) The commission shall maintain an office in the city of Topeka, and all files, records and property of the commission shall at all times be and remain therein.

(f) The commission shall adopt a seal by which it shall attest its proceedings. Copies of all records and papers required by law or the commission to be filed in the office of the commission, when duly certified by the director, assistant director or chairperson of the commission and attested by the seal of the commission, shall be received in evidence in all courts of the state of Kansas equally and with like effect as the originals.

History: L. 1947, ch. 411, § 7; L. 1970, ch. 223, § 2; L. 1974, ch. 348, § 69; L. 1980, ch. 164, § 42; L. 1995, ch. 252, § 24; L. 1996, ch. 212, § 11; Revived, L. 1997, ch. 65, § 45; L. 1997, ch. 65, § 46; L. 2008, ch. 155, § 9; July 1.

2020. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2020-03-29T14:08:39. Head Rev No: 582576(E)