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2013 Legislative Summit

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2013 Legislative Summit

  1. 1. 2013 Legislative Summit Charla SlabotskySenior Vice President of Government Affairs
  2. 2. Federal Legislative Update• Oklahoma’s “new” Congressional  delegation• What’s going to happen in DC this  year? …
  3. 3. What’s Going to Happen in DC???????????
  4. 4. OAR’s “Wish List”• If you could change one thing  about real estate laws in  Oklahoma, what would it be?• TEXT to 405‐585‐6580
  5. 5. Here’s What You Said
  6. 6. OAR’s Tracking List• Positions recommended by  Government Affairs Committee• 101 bills total
  7. 7. OAR’s Tracking List• Real Estate Licensing Law = 17 bills Private Property Rights = 16 bills State Agency Regulation = 18 bills• Other hot topics = municipalities,  property taxes, texting while  driving
  8. 8. HB1245• Clean‐up language to Broker  Relationships Act• What’s ahead for BRA?
  9. 9. HB1246• Prohibit municipalities from  requiring the registration of  landlords and/or rental properties• 2 year effort?
  10. 10. HB1427• Branch Office Managing Brokers• Back to Task Force for Further  Study
  11. 11. HB1643• Any real estate licensee over 65  would be exempt from continuing  education requirements
  12. 12. HB1667• Disclosure of tornado shelters and  or structural tie‐downs (aka  “hurricane ties”
  13. 13. HB2095• All sellers required to complete  Residential Property Condition  Disclosure Act 
  14. 14. HB1884• Licensing of closing companies  with exemption for real estate  licensees who close their own in‐ house transactions
  15. 15. Residential Property Management  Certification• Proposed by OREC for Property  Managers• Additional $25 license fee and  special continuing education  requirements
  16. 16. Abandoned and Neglected Properties • Proposed by City of Tulsa to deal will  property issues • Last year’s concerns = differentiation  between “vacant” and “abandoned”  and private property rights • This year’s draft is consensus language
  17. 17. Legislative Policy Agenda• Economic Development &  Taxation• Land Use & Environment Issues• State Regulation of the Real Estate  Industry and Real Estate Law
  18. 18. OAR’s “Wish List”So what do YOU want???
  19. 19. Roundtable Discussion & Reports • Legislative Goals & Future Plans
  20. 20. Legislative Reception• 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.• Venetian Room, 14th Floor

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