ALERT: For Rules suspended due to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency under EO 20-06 and EO 20-16
The Department of Labor and Licensing, Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board is suspending its rules regarding the following issues.
Both the seven-hour USPAP Update and 15-hour USPAP Course may be completed online. The four-hour Supervisor/Trainee Course may be completed online.
Licensed and Certified appraisers renewing his or her appraiser credential have a ninety (90) day extension to complete any required continuing education.
Continuing education offerings that were originally designed to be presented in a traditional classroom setting may be offered remotely via distance education, without the delivery mechanism approved subject to the following:
The educational offering under consideration is currently approved for traditional classroom presentation;
The platform utilized for distance education is live and interactive;
The instructor verifies photo identification of the students; and
The instructor maintains an attendance roster, which includes verifying 100% classroom attendance by, for example, taking attendance at various established times during the course.
The requirement for a notary signature on the forms used by the Board is also suspended for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency.
Pursuant to Arkansas Code Annotated § 25-15-201 et seq. notice is hereby given that the Department of Labor and Licensing, Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board is considering changes to its rules. The proposed rule changes include the following subject: Revision of the Appraisal Management Company Rules, including collection and remittance of the National Registry Fees.
These proposed rule changes will be available for public review at www.arkansas.gov/alcb. Or, they are available at the office of the Department of Labor and Licensing, Arkansas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board at 101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 430, Little Rock, AR 72201 during regular business hours (8:00 am to 4:30 pm) from April 3, 2020, through May 4, 2020. The public comment period ends on May 4, 2020.
Comments may be mailed to the Board’s Office at 101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 430, Little Rock, AR 72201, or emailed to email@example.com. If you would like to make oral public comments, please call our office at 501-296-1843.
A Public Hearing will be held at the Board’s Office at 101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 430, Little Rock, AR 72201, on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at 9:00 am.