Sec. 8. (a) This section does not preclude a person who:

(1) is not licensed or certified as a real estate appraiser under this section; and

Terms Used In Indiana Code 25-34.1-3-8

(2) is licensed as a broker under this article;

from appraising real estate in Indiana for compensation.

     (b) As used in this section, “federal act” refers to Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (12 U.S.C. 3331 through 3351).

     (c) The commission shall adopt rules to establish a real estate appraiser licensure and certification program to be administered by the board.

     (d) The commission may not adopt rules under this section except upon the action and written recommendations of the board under IC 25-34.1-8-6.5.

     (e) The real estate appraiser licensure and certification program established by the commission under this section must meet the requirements of:

(1) the federal act;

(2) any federal regulations adopted under the federal act; and

(3) any other requirements established by the commission as recommended by the board, including requirements for education, experience, examination, reciprocity, and temporary practice.

     (f) The real estate appraiser licensure and certification requirements established by the commission under this section must require a person to meet the standards for real estate appraiser certification and licensure established:

(1) under the federal act;

(2) by federal regulations; and

(3) under any other requirements established by the commission as recommended by the board, including requirements for education, experience, examination, reciprocity, and temporary practice.

     (g) The commission may require continuing education as a condition of renewal for real estate appraiser licensure and certification.

     (h) The following are not required to be a licensed or certified real estate appraiser to perform the requirements of IC 6-1.1-4:

(1) A county assessor.

(2) A township assessor.

(3) An employee of a county or township assessor.

     (i) Notwithstanding IC 25-34.1-3-2(a):

(1) only a person who receives a license or certificate issued under the real estate appraiser licensure and certification program established under this section may appraise real estate involved in transactions governed by:

(A) the federal act; and

(B) any regulations adopted under the federal act;

as determined under rules adopted by the commission, as recommended by the board; and

(2) a person who receives a license or certificate issued under the real estate appraiser licensure and certification program established under this section may appraise real estate not involved in transactions governed by:

(A) the federal act; and

(B) any regulations adopted under the federal act;

as determined under rules adopted by the commission, as recommended by the board.

As added by P.L.186-1990, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.183-1991, SEC.7; P.L.57-2007, SEC.3; P.L.146-2008, SEC.530.