The purpose of the rule amendment is to update the language to clarify that in advertisement, which contain a team or group name, the team or group name cannot be in larger print than the broker’s name.  

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    DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

    Florida Real Estate Commission

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    61J2-10.026Team or Group Advertising

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of the rule amendment is to update the language to clarify that in advertisement, which contain a team or group name, the team or group name cannot be in larger print than the broker’s name.

    SUMMARY: Update rule language regarding advertisements.

    SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS AND LEGISLATIVE RATIFICATION:

    The Agency has determined that this will not have an adverse impact on small business or likely increase directly or indirectly regulatory costs in excess of $200,000 in the aggregate within one year after the implementation of the rule. A SERC has not been prepared by the Agency.

    The Agency has determined that the proposed rule is not expected to require legislative ratification based on the statement of estimated regulatory costs or if no SERC is required, the information expressly relied upon and described herein: During discussion of the economic impact of this rule at its Board meeting, the Board, based upon the expertise and experience of its members, determined that a Statement of Estimated Regulatory Costs (SERC) was not necessary and that the rule will not require ratification by the Legislature. No person or interested party submitted additional information regarding the economic impact at that time.

    Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 475.05, 475.25(1)(c) FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 475.25 FS.

    IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN THE FAR.

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Lori Crawford, Executive Director, Florida Real Estate Commission, 400 W. Robinson Street, #N801, Orlando, FL 32801, Lori.Crawford@myfloridalicense.com.

     

    THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:

     

    61J2-10.026 Team or Group Advertising.

    (1) through (5) No change.

    (6) In aAdvertisements containing the team or group name, the team or group name shall not be appear in larger print than the name or logo of the registered brokerage. All advertising must be in a manner in which reasonable persons would know they are dealing with a team or group.

    (7) No change. 

    Rulemaking Authority 475.05, 475.25(1)(c) FS. Law Implemented 475.25 FS. History–New 6-18-18,               .

     

    NAME OF PERSON ORIGINATING PROPOSED RULE: Florida Real Estate Commission

    NAME OF AGENCY HEAD WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED RULE: Florida Real Estate Commission

    DATE PROPOSED RULE APPROVED BY AGENCY HEAD: March 13, 2019

    DATE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT PUBLISHED IN FAR: April 12, 2019

Document Information

Comments Open:
4/29/2019
Summary:
Update rule language regarding advertisements.
Purpose:
The purpose of the rule amendment is to update the language to clarify that in advertisement, which contain a team or group name, the team or group name cannot be in larger print than the broker’s name.
Rulemaking Authority:
475.05, 475.25(1)(c) FS.
Law:
475.25 FS.
Contact:
Lori Crawford, Executive Director, Florida Real Estate Commission, 400 W. Robinson Street, #N801, Orlando, FL 32801, Lori.Crawford@myfloridalicense.com.
Related Rules: (1)
61J2-10.026.