BANKS AND BANKING
IDAHO RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE PRACTICES ACT
PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORS
26-31-307. PRELICENSING AND RELICENSING EDUCATION OF MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORS. (1) All individuals seeking a mortgage loan originator license under this part shall satisfy the prelicensing education requirement by completing at least twenty (20) hours of course instruction that has been approved by the NMLSR and administered by a provider approved by the NMLSR. Course instruction shall include:
(a) Three (3) hours minimum of instruction on federal law and regulation;
(b) Three (3) hours minimum of instruction on ethics, which shall include fraud, consumer protection and fair lending issues;
(c) Two (2) hours minimum of instruction on lending standards for the nontraditional mortgage product marketplace; and
(d) Two (2) hours minimum of instruction directly related to this chapter and rules promulgated pursuant to this chapter.
(2) Nothing in this section shall preclude any prelicensing education course approved by the NMLSR that is provided by the applicant’s employer, an entity affiliated with the applicant by an agency contract or any subsidiary or affiliate of such employer or entity.
(3) The prelicensing education may be completed in a classroom, online or by any other means approved by the NMLSR.
(4) The prelicensing education requirements approved by the NMLSR in subsection (1)(a) through (c) of this section for any state shall be accepted as credit toward completion of prelicensing education requirements in Idaho.
(5) An individual licensed prior to the effective date of this part who is applying to be relicensed shall submit proof that he has completed all of the continuing education requirements for the year in which the license was last held.
[26-31-307, added 2009, ch. 97, sec. 2, p. 301.]