2019 Montana Code Annotated
Title 37. Professions and Occupations
Chapter 53. Timeshare Sales
Part 3. Licensure of Brokers and Salespersons
37-53-301. Licensure of timeshare salespersons -- licensee duties
37-53-301. Licensure of timeshare salespersons -- licensee duties. (1) A person offering timeshare intervals in a project located in Montana must be licensed as a timeshare salesperson and affiliated with at least one registered timeshare project unless the offering is exempt under 37-53-205.
(2) Licensure may be obtained upon:
(a) completion of an application;
(b) meeting the qualifications listed in subsection (3);
(c) demonstration to the board that the applicant is an individual of good repute and competent to transact the business of a timeshare salesperson in a manner that safeguards the interests of the public;
(d) payment of fees set by the board by rule; and
(e) successful completion of a course of education related to the timeshare industry that has been approved by the board.
(3) An applicant for a timeshare salesperson license must:
(a) be at least 18 years of age; and
(b) have graduated from an accredited high school or completed equivalent education as determined by the board.
(4) The board shall issue a certificate of completion to an applicant who successfully completes the course of education provided for in subsection (2)(e) and may issue a license to an applicant meeting the qualifications and licensure provisions.
(5) A licensed timeshare salesperson shall notify the department of a change of affiliation within 10 days of the change, designate the new license affiliation, and pay all required fees.
(6) If a timeshare salesperson is no longer affiliated with a timeshare project, the timeshare salesperson shall notify the board that the license is inactive and pay the fees required by rule. A timeshare salesperson may reactivate an inactive license by filling out an application, listing a new affiliation, and paying all required fees.
History: En. Sec. 12, Ch. 444, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 1415, Ch. 56, L. 2009; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 317, L. 2009.