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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 48. Common Interest Community Board
Chapter 45. Time-Share Regulations

18VAC48-45-670. Requirements for registration as a time-share reseller.

A. Individuals or firms that provide any time-share resale services shall submit an application on a form prescribed by the board and shall meet the requirements of this section, including:

1. The information contained in § 55.1-2244 of the Code of Virginia.

2. The application fee specified in 18VAC48-45-70.

3. All contact information applicable to the time-share reseller and the lead dealer.

B. Any individual or firm offering resale services as defined in § 55.1-2200 of the Code of Virginia shall be registered with the board. All names under which the time-share reseller conducts business shall be disclosed on the application. The name under which the firm conducts business and holds itself out to the public (i.e., the trade or fictitious name) shall also be disclosed on the application. Firms shall be organized as business entities under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia or otherwise authorized to transact business in Virginia. Firms shall register any trade or fictitious names with the State Corporation Commission in accordance with Chapter 5 of Title 59.1 (§ 59.1-69 et seq.) of the Code of Virginia before submitting an application to the board.

C. The applicant for a time-share reseller registration shall disclose the firm's mailing address and the firm's physical address. A post office box is only acceptable as a mailing address when a physical address is also provided.

D. In accordance with § 54.1-204 of the Code of Virginia, each applicant for a time-share reseller registration shall disclose the following information about the firm, the lead dealer, and any of the principals of the firm, if applicable:

1. All felony convictions.

2. All misdemeanor convictions in any jurisdiction that occurred within three years before the date of application.

3. Any plea of nolo contendere or finding of guilt regardless of adjudication or deferred adjudication shall be considered a conviction for the purposes of this section. The record of conviction certified or authenticated in such form as to be admissible in evidence under the laws of the jurisdiction where convicted shall be admissible as prima facie evidence of such guilt.

E. The applicant for time-share reseller registration shall be in compliance with the standards of conduct set forth in Part X (18VAC48-45-720 et seq.) of this chapter at the time of application, while the application is under review by the board, and at all times when the registration is in effect.

F. The applicant for time-share reseller registration, the lead dealer, and all principals of the firm shall be in good standing in Virginia and in every jurisdiction and with every board or administrative body where licensed, certified, or registered, and the board, in its discretion, may deny registration to any applicant who has been subject to, or whose lead dealer or principals have been subject to, any form of adverse disciplinary action, including reprimand, revocation, suspension or denial, imposition of a monetary penalty, required to complete remedial education, or any other corrective action, in any jurisdiction or by any board or administrative body or surrendered a license, certificate, or registration in connection with any disciplinary action in any jurisdiction prior to obtaining registration in Virginia.

G. The applicant for time-share reseller registration shall provide all relevant information about the firm, the lead dealer, and of the principals of the firm for the seven years prior to application on outstanding judgments, past-due tax assessments, defaults on bonds, or pending or past bankruptcies and specifically shall provide all relevant financial information related to providing resale services as defined in § 55.1-2200 of the Code of Virginia.

H. The application for time-share reseller registration shall include the exhibits required pursuant to 18VAC48-45-680.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2349 and 55.1-2247 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2016; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 6, eff. December 14, 2018; Volume 36, Issue 6, eff. December 30, 2019; Volume 36, Issue 17, eff. June 1, 2020.

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