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58-3047
Chapter 58.--PERSONAL AND REAL PROPERTY
PART 6.--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Article 30.--REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS

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58-3047. Issuance of license; cancellation and reinstatement; termination of salesperson or associate broker, effect on license; termination of license effect on pending real estate transactions; duties upon closure of primary office or branch office; effect of.

  1. The commission shall issue a license as broker or salesperson to each applicant who is qualified under and complies with all provisions of this act and rules and regulations adopted hereunder. The form of license shall be prescribed by the commission.
  2. A salesperson's or associate broker's license shall be delivered or mailed to the supervising broker or branch broker, if applicable, and shall be kept in the custody and control of such broker until canceled or until the salesperson or associate broker leaves employment by or association with the broker.
  3. Immediately upon the termination of a salesperson or associate broker from employment by or association with a broker, the supervising broker or branch broker, if applicable, shall return such salesperson's or associate broker's license to the commission for cancellation. A license canceled but not suspended or revoked may be reinstated at any time during the period for which it was issued upon receipt of the fee for reinstatement prescribed by K.S.A. 58-3063 and amendments thereto and an application therefor. Such application shall be made on a form provided by the commission and shall be signed by the licensee and the licensee's supervising broker or branch broker, if applicable.
  4. Upon a change in a supervising broker's name, business name or trade name for the primary office or a change in the location of a supervising broker's office, the supervising broker shall, within 10 days, return to the commission together with the reinstatement fee prescribed by K.S.A. 58-3063 and amendments thereto, for cancellation and reinstatement under the new name or location of the supervising broker: (1) The license of the supervising broker; (2) the license of any other broker who is associated with the supervising broker and whose license requires reinstatement under the new name or location; and (3) the licenses of all salespersons and associate brokers employed by or associated with the supervising broker.
  5. The supervising broker of the primary office shall be responsible for ensuring that the branch broker complies with subsections (f) and (l).
  6. Upon a change in a supervising broker's name, business name or trade name for the primary office or a change in the location of a branch broker's office, the branch broker shall, within 10 days, return to the commission, for cancellation and reinstatement under the new name for the primary office and branch office or location of the branch office, the license of the branch broker and the licenses of all salespersons and associate brokers assigned to the branch office, together with the reinstatement fee prescribed by K.S.A. 58-3063 and amendments thereto.
    1. To change the broker designated as the branch broker or supervising broker of an office, the supervising broker shall, within 10 days, notify the commission on a form approved by the commission. Except as provided in paragraphs (2), (3) or (4), the supervising broker shall return to the commission, for cancellation and reinstatement, the licenses of the current broker and new broker, together with the reinstatement fee prescribed by K.S.A. 58-3063 and amendments thereto.
    2. The license of a broker is not required to be returned to the commission for cancellation and reinstatement if the broker is:
      1. An associate broker in the primary office and will function as the supervising broker; or
      2. an associate broker in the branch office and will function as the branch broker.
    3. The license of a supervising broker is not required to be returned to the commission for cancellation and reinstatement if the broker will continue to be associated or employed by the primary office as an associate broker.
    4. The license of a branch broker is not required to be returned to the commission for cancellation and reinstatement if the broker will continue to be associated or employed by the branch office as an associate broker.
  7. If a salesperson's or associate broker's employment or association with a supervising broker is terminated by the supervising broker for violation of this act or rules and regulations adopted hereunder, or the brokerage relationships in real estate transactions act or rules and regulations adopted thereunder, the supervising broker shall submit a written statement to the commission, within 10 days, setting forth the alleged facts that were involved.
  8. If a salesperson's or associate broker's employment or association with a branch broker is terminated by the branch broker for violation of this act or rules and regulations adopted hereunder, or the brokerage relationships in real estate transactions act or rules and regulations adopted thereunder, the branch broker shall submit a written statement to the commission, within 10 days, setting forth the alleged facts that were involved.
  9. When a termination occurs pursuant to subsections (h) or (i) and a real estate transaction is involved, the duty to report shall apply whether the salesperson or associate broker acted as an agent, transaction broker or as a principal in the transaction.
  10. Upon closure of a primary office, the supervising broker shall, within 10 days, notify the commission of the closure of the office and return to the commission the supervising broker's license and the licenses of all salespersons or associate brokers employed by or associated with the primary office for the following:
    1. Cancellation and reinstatement if the supervising broker has paid the appropriate fee and filed the appropriate form with the commission for purposes of the supervising broker becoming employed by or associated with a new supervising broker or branch broker;
    2. cancellation and reinstate if the salesperson or associate broker has paid the appropriate fee and filed the appropriate form with the commission for purposes of the salesperson or associate broker becoming employed by or associated with a new supervising broker or branch broker;
    3. placement of each license on inactive status.
  11. Upon closure of a branch office, the branch broker shall, within 10 days, notify the commission of the closure of the office and return to the commission the branch broker's license and the licenses of all salespersons or associate brokers employed by or associated with the branch office for the following:
    1. Cancellation and reinstatement if the branch broker has paid the appropriate fee and filed the appropriate form with the commission for purposes of the branch broker becoming employed by or associated with a new supervising broker or branch broker;
    2. cancellation and reinstatement if the salesperson or associate broker has paid the appropriate fee and filed the appropriate form with the commission for purposes of the salesperson or associate broker becoming employed by or associated with a new supervising broker or branch broker; or
    3. placement of each license on inactive status.

(L. 1980, ch. 164, § 14; L. 1986, ch. 209, § 9; L. 2002, ch. 82, § 9; L. 2007, ch. 88, § 9; L. 2008, ch. 155, § 3; July 1.)


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