(a)  A broker requesting to change an inactive license to active status on or after the broker's second license renewal following his or her initial licensure shall have completed the continuing education as described in Paragraph (b) or (c) of this Rule, whichever is appropriate.

(b)  If the inactive broker's license has not been on active status since the preceding July 1 and the broker has a deficiency in his or her continuing education record for the previous license period, the broker shall make up the deficiency and satisfy the continuing education requirement pursuant to Rule .1702 of this Section for the current license period in order to activate the license. Any deficiency may be made up by completing, during the current license period or previous license period, approved continuing education elective courses; however, such courses shall not be credited toward the continuing education requirement for the current license period. When crediting elective courses for purposes of making up a continuing education deficiency, the maximum number of credit hours that will be awarded for any course is four hours.

(c)  If a broker's license has been on inactive status for more than two years and the broker has a deficiency in his or her continuing education record, the broker shall:

(1)           cure the continuing education deficiency for the current license year; and

(2)           complete two Postlicensing courses no more than six months prior to activation.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 93A-3(c); 93A-4.1;

Eff. July 1, 1994;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2017; April 1, 2006; July 1, 2000; July 1, 1995;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 1, 2018;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2018.