Auctioneer licensing.

Authors: Senator Dennis Kruse, Senator James Buck

Co-authors: Senator Greg Taylor

Sponsors: Representative David Wolkins

Co-Sponsors: Representative Rick Niemeyer, Representative Woody Burton, Representative Kreg Battles


Repeals the auction house license provisions. Provides that a person holding an unexpired auction house license may apply to convert that license to an auction company license. Repeals the temporary auctioneer's permit provisions. Provides that the auctioneer commission may use interest earned from the funds in the auctioneer recovery fund for expenses related to the continuing education program and other expenses incurred by the commission. Allows the auctioneer commission to hire an education officer to oversee and perform the educational duties required under the auctioneer licensing laws. Makes conforming changes. Makes a technical correction.