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6-991.03. Licensing; renewal; qualifications; application; fees

A. Beginning July 1, 2010, a natural person shall not act as a loan originator unless licensed under this article.

B. Beginning July 1, 2010, the superintendent shall not grant a loan originator license to a person, other than a natural person. An applicant for an original loan originator's license shall have done all of the following:

1. Satisfactorily completed a course of study, including at least twenty hours of education, for loan originators approved by the superintendent during the two year period immediately preceding the time of application. The twenty hours of education must include at least all of the following:

(a) Three hours of federal law.

(b) Three hours of ethics, which shall include instruction on fraud, consumer protection and fair lending issues.

(c) Two hours of training related to lending standards of the nontraditional mortgage product marketplace.

2. Passed a loan originator's examination pursuant to section 6-991.07 not more than one year before the granting of the license demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the following:

(a) Federal laws.

(b) Laws of this state.

(c) Subjects described in section 6-991.07, subsection A.

3. Obtained a unique identifier through the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 5101 through 5116) or its successor.

4. Deposited with the superintendent a bond executed by the applicant's employer as principal and a surety company licensed to do business in this state as a surety pursuant to section 6-903 or 6-943.

5. Submitted fingerprints to the department for the purpose of a background investigation.

6. Paid an amount to be determined by the superintendent for deposit in the mortgage recovery fund established pursuant to section 6-991.09 or deposited with the superintendent a bond executed by the applicant's employer as principal and a surety company licensed to do business in this state for the benefit of any person aggrieved by any act, representation, transaction or conduct of a licensed loan originator that violates this title or the rules adopted pursuant to this title. Notwithstanding section 6-903 or 6-943, the amount of the bond shall be in an amount of not less than two hundred thousand dollars. Loan originators working under the employer bond described in this paragraph do not have to contribute to the mortgage recovery fund.

C. A person shall make an application for a license or renewal of a license in writing in the manner prescribed by the superintendent and accompanied by the information prescribed by the superintendent.

D. Before submitting a renewal application, an applicant for renewal of a loan originator license shall have satisfactorily completed eight approved continuing education units that include at least:

1. Three hours of federal law.

2. Two hours of ethics, including instruction on fraud, consumer protection and fair lending issues.

3. Two hours of training related to lending standards for the nontraditional mortgage product marketplace.

E. Education courses taken before licensure shall be reviewed and approved by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 5101 through 5116) or its successor.

F. Continuing education courses shall be reviewed and approved by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 5101 through 5116) or its successor. A licensed loan originator:

1. May only receive credit for a continuing education course in the year in which the course is taken.

2. May not take the same approved course in the same year or successive years to meet the annual requirements for continuing education.

G. The nonrefundable application fee shall accompany each application for an original loan originator license.

H. A license issued pursuant to this article is not transferable or assignable.

I. At the superintendent's discretion, application fees may be waived if the applicant is a housing counselor certified by the United States department of housing and urban development and employed by a nonprofit agency.

J. Each mortgage broker or mortgage banker shall submit to the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 1501 through 5116) or its successor reports of condition that are in a form and that contain information required by the nationwide mortgage licensing system.

K. The superintendent shall establish a process for loan originators to challenge information that the superintendent enters into the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry.

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Statutes > Arizona > Title6 > 6-991.03

6-991.03. Licensing; renewal; qualifications; application; fees

A. Beginning July 1, 2010, a natural person shall not act as a loan originator unless licensed under this article.

B. Beginning July 1, 2010, the superintendent shall not grant a loan originator license to a person, other than a natural person. An applicant for an original loan originator's license shall have done all of the following:

1. Satisfactorily completed a course of study, including at least twenty hours of education, for loan originators approved by the superintendent during the two year period immediately preceding the time of application. The twenty hours of education must include at least all of the following:

(a) Three hours of federal law.

(b) Three hours of ethics, which shall include instruction on fraud, consumer protection and fair lending issues.

(c) Two hours of training related to lending standards of the nontraditional mortgage product marketplace.

2. Passed a loan originator's examination pursuant to section 6-991.07 not more than one year before the granting of the license demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the following:

(a) Federal laws.

(b) Laws of this state.

(c) Subjects described in section 6-991.07, subsection A.

3. Obtained a unique identifier through the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 5101 through 5116) or its successor.

4. Deposited with the superintendent a bond executed by the applicant's employer as principal and a surety company licensed to do business in this state as a surety pursuant to section 6-903 or 6-943.

5. Submitted fingerprints to the department for the purpose of a background investigation.

6. Paid an amount to be determined by the superintendent for deposit in the mortgage recovery fund established pursuant to section 6-991.09 or deposited with the superintendent a bond executed by the applicant's employer as principal and a surety company licensed to do business in this state for the benefit of any person aggrieved by any act, representation, transaction or conduct of a licensed loan originator that violates this title or the rules adopted pursuant to this title. Notwithstanding section 6-903 or 6-943, the amount of the bond shall be in an amount of not less than two hundred thousand dollars. Loan originators working under the employer bond described in this paragraph do not have to contribute to the mortgage recovery fund.

C. A person shall make an application for a license or renewal of a license in writing in the manner prescribed by the superintendent and accompanied by the information prescribed by the superintendent.

D. Before submitting a renewal application, an applicant for renewal of a loan originator license shall have satisfactorily completed eight approved continuing education units that include at least:

1. Three hours of federal law.

2. Two hours of ethics, including instruction on fraud, consumer protection and fair lending issues.

3. Two hours of training related to lending standards for the nontraditional mortgage product marketplace.

E. Education courses taken before licensure shall be reviewed and approved by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 5101 through 5116) or its successor.

F. Continuing education courses shall be reviewed and approved by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 5101 through 5116) or its successor. A licensed loan originator:

1. May only receive credit for a continuing education course in the year in which the course is taken.

2. May not take the same approved course in the same year or successive years to meet the annual requirements for continuing education.

G. The nonrefundable application fee shall accompany each application for an original loan originator license.

H. A license issued pursuant to this article is not transferable or assignable.

I. At the superintendent's discretion, application fees may be waived if the applicant is a housing counselor certified by the United States department of housing and urban development and employed by a nonprofit agency.

J. Each mortgage broker or mortgage banker shall submit to the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 1501 through 5116) or its successor reports of condition that are in a form and that contain information required by the nationwide mortgage licensing system.

K. The superintendent shall establish a process for loan originators to challenge information that the superintendent enters into the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry.


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Statutes > Arizona > Title6 > 6-991.03

6-991.03. Licensing; renewal; qualifications; application; fees

A. Beginning July 1, 2010, a natural person shall not act as a loan originator unless licensed under this article.

B. Beginning July 1, 2010, the superintendent shall not grant a loan originator license to a person, other than a natural person. An applicant for an original loan originator's license shall have done all of the following:

1. Satisfactorily completed a course of study, including at least twenty hours of education, for loan originators approved by the superintendent during the two year period immediately preceding the time of application. The twenty hours of education must include at least all of the following:

(a) Three hours of federal law.

(b) Three hours of ethics, which shall include instruction on fraud, consumer protection and fair lending issues.

(c) Two hours of training related to lending standards of the nontraditional mortgage product marketplace.

2. Passed a loan originator's examination pursuant to section 6-991.07 not more than one year before the granting of the license demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the following:

(a) Federal laws.

(b) Laws of this state.

(c) Subjects described in section 6-991.07, subsection A.

3. Obtained a unique identifier through the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 5101 through 5116) or its successor.

4. Deposited with the superintendent a bond executed by the applicant's employer as principal and a surety company licensed to do business in this state as a surety pursuant to section 6-903 or 6-943.

5. Submitted fingerprints to the department for the purpose of a background investigation.

6. Paid an amount to be determined by the superintendent for deposit in the mortgage recovery fund established pursuant to section 6-991.09 or deposited with the superintendent a bond executed by the applicant's employer as principal and a surety company licensed to do business in this state for the benefit of any person aggrieved by any act, representation, transaction or conduct of a licensed loan originator that violates this title or the rules adopted pursuant to this title. Notwithstanding section 6-903 or 6-943, the amount of the bond shall be in an amount of not less than two hundred thousand dollars. Loan originators working under the employer bond described in this paragraph do not have to contribute to the mortgage recovery fund.

C. A person shall make an application for a license or renewal of a license in writing in the manner prescribed by the superintendent and accompanied by the information prescribed by the superintendent.

D. Before submitting a renewal application, an applicant for renewal of a loan originator license shall have satisfactorily completed eight approved continuing education units that include at least:

1. Three hours of federal law.

2. Two hours of ethics, including instruction on fraud, consumer protection and fair lending issues.

3. Two hours of training related to lending standards for the nontraditional mortgage product marketplace.

E. Education courses taken before licensure shall be reviewed and approved by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 5101 through 5116) or its successor.

F. Continuing education courses shall be reviewed and approved by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 5101 through 5116) or its successor. A licensed loan originator:

1. May only receive credit for a continuing education course in the year in which the course is taken.

2. May not take the same approved course in the same year or successive years to meet the annual requirements for continuing education.

G. The nonrefundable application fee shall accompany each application for an original loan originator license.

H. A license issued pursuant to this article is not transferable or assignable.

I. At the superintendent's discretion, application fees may be waived if the applicant is a housing counselor certified by the United States department of housing and urban development and employed by a nonprofit agency.

J. Each mortgage broker or mortgage banker shall submit to the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry established by the secure and fair enforcement for mortgage licensing act of 2008 (P.L. 110-289; 122 Stat. 2810; 12 United States Code sections 1501 through 5116) or its successor reports of condition that are in a form and that contain information required by the nationwide mortgage licensing system.

K. The superintendent shall establish a process for loan originators to challenge information that the superintendent enters into the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry.

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