Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 1 and SECTION 2 and inserting:
/ SECTION 1. Chapter 57, Title 40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 40-57-133. In addition to other requirements established by law and for the purpose of determining an applicant's eligibility for licensure as a salesman, broker, broker-in-charge, property manager, and property manager-in-charge, the commission shall require applicants to submit to a state criminal records check, by a source approved by the commission, and a national criminal records check. Costs of conducting a criminal records check must be borne by the applicant. The commission shall keep information received pursuant to this section confidential, except that information relied upon in denying licensure may be disclosed as necessary to support the administrative action."
SECTION 2. Chapter 57, Title 40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 40-57-245. The department must assign one investigator for every
two ten thousand five hundred licensees to ensure that complaints are processed and considered in an expeditious manner." /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.