(a) Any person who engages in the real estate appraisal business without obtaining a certification or provisional license, as the case may be, as provided in sections 20-500 to 20-528, inclusive, shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than six months or both, and shall be ineligible to obtain a certification or provisional license for one year from the date of conviction of such offense, except the commission, in its discretion, may grant a certification or provisional license, as the case may be, to such person within such one-year period upon application and after a hearing on such application.
Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 20-523
- Appraisal: A determination of property value.
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
(b) No person who is not certified or provisionally licensed, as the case may be, by the commission as a real estate appraiser shall represent himself or herself as being so certified or provisionally licensed or use in connection with such person’s name or place of business the term “real estate appraiser”, “real estate appraisal”, “certified appraiser”, “certified appraisal”, “residential appraiser”, “residential appraisal”, “provisional appraiser” or “provisional appraisal” or any words, letters, abbreviations or insignia indicating or implying that such person is a certified or provisionally licensed, as the case may be, real estate appraiser in this state. Any person who violates the provisions of this subsection shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.