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Addresses complaints raised by licensees of the West Virginia Board of Real Estates Appraisers claiming the Board is not complying with West Virginia Code §30-38-17.

Report Details

Report Description: 
The Legislative Auditor directed The Performance Evaluation and Research Division (PERD) to evaluate allegations, pursuant to Chapter 4, Article 2, Section 5 of the West Virginia Code, after PERD received complaints from the public and licensees stating that the Board was not following W.Va. Code which requires a public hearing or public comment period be held when the Board adopts new editions of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). A legal opinion determined that a public hearing or public comment period is required prior to adoption of an amended version of USPAP. After review, the Board has not complied with W.Va. Code since 2009.
Short / Alternative Report Title: 
Real Estate Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board  
Agency Reviewed / Investigated: 
Submitting OIG-Specific Report Number: 
PE 21-11-645  
Component, if applicable: 
WV-Professional Licensing Boards
Charleston, WV
United States
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