PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
IDAHO REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS ACT
54-4107. Disciplinary proceedings. (1) The board may refuse to issue, refuse to renew or may suspend, revoke or otherwise sanction any license or certificate issued under this chapter for any of the following:
(a) Procuring licensure or certification pursuant to this chapter by knowingly making a false statement, submitting false information, refusing to provide complete information in response to a question in an application for licensure or certification or through any form of fraud or misrepresentation;
(b) Being convicted of a felony;
(c) Making any substantial misrepresentation, false promises or false or fraudulent representation;
(d) Violating the provisions of this chapter or any rules of the board;
(e) Being negligent or incompetent in developing an appraisal, in preparing an appraisal report or in communicating an appraisal;
(f) Accepting an appraisal assignment when the employment is contingent upon the licensed or certified appraiser reporting a predetermined estimate, analysis or opinion, or where the fee to be paid is contingent upon the opinion, conclusion, or valuation reached, or upon the consequences resulting from the appraisal assignment;
(g) Violating the confidential nature of governmental records to which he gained access through employment as a licensed or certified appraiser by a governmental agency;
(h) Entering into an agreement to perform specialized services for a contingent fee and failing to clearly state this fact in each written and oral report;
(i) Failing as a state-licensed or certified real estate appraiser to actively and personally supervise any person not licensed or certified under the provisions of this chapter who assists said state licensed or certified appraiser in performing real estate appraisals;
(j) Having had a license or certificate to practice revoked, suspended or otherwise sanctioned by any state; or
(k) Failing to comply with a board order entered in a disciplinary matter.
(2) The board, or its duly appointed hearing officer, shall have the power in any disciplinary proceeding under this chapter to administer oaths, take depositions of witnesses within or without the state in the manner provided by law in civil cases, and may apply to any district court of this state for a subpoena to require the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, records and papers as it deems necessary. The fees and mileage of the witnesses shall be the same as that allowed in the district courts in civil cases, which fees and mileage shall be paid in the same manner as other expenses of the board are paid. In any case of disobedience to, or neglect of, any subpoena or subpoena duces tecum served upon any person, or the refusal of any witness to testify to any matter regarding which he may lawfully be interrogated, it shall be the duty of any district court in this state on application by the board to compel compliance with the subpoena by proceedings for contempt, as in the case of disobedience of the requirements of a subpoena issued from such court or for refusal to testify therein. The state-licensed or certified person accused in such proceedings shall have the same right of subpoena.
(3) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, all proceedings under this chapter shall be in accordance with the administrative procedure act, chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code.
[54-4107, added 1990, ch. 82, sec. 1, p. 168; am. 1992, ch. 92, sec. 7, p. 287; am. 2008, ch. 108, sec. 1, p. 306; am. 2012, ch. 48, sec. 1, p. 143; am. 2020, ch. 104, sec. 1, p. 278.]