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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 25. Auctioneers Board
Chapter 21. Regulations of the Virginia Auctioneers Board
12/3/2020

18VAC25-21-20. Licensure.

All persons or firms as defined in § 54.1-600 of the Code of Virginia who conduct auctions or offer their services to sell at auction in the Commonwealth are required to file a licensure application and pay the specified fee to the board. Applicants for individual licensure shall meet the following requirements:

1. Be at least 18 years of age.

2. Shall not have been previously found by any regulatory board or agency to have violated any applicable regulations or laws in the course of performing auctioneer duties or been convicted or found guilty, regardless of the manner of adjudication, in any jurisdiction of the United States of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude or any felony, there being no appeal pending therefrom or the time for appeal having elapsed. Any plea of nolo contendere shall be considered a conviction for purposes of this subdivision. A certified copy of a final order, decree or case decision by a court or regulatory agency with the lawful authority to issue such order shall be admissible as prima facie evidence of such conviction or discipline. Applicants for licensure who do not meet requirements set forth in this section may be approved for licensure following consideration by the board in accordance with § 54.1-204 of the Code of Virginia.

3. Successfully complete a course of study at a school of auctioneering that has obtained course approval from the board, or an equivalent course, and has passed the Virginia Licensed Auctioneer's Examination administered by the Auctioneers Board or its designee.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-201 and 54.1-602 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR150-01-2:1 § 2.1, eff. August 1, 1995; amended, Volume 18, Issue 07, eff. February 1, 2002; Volume 25, Issue 07, eff. February 1, 2009.

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