Licensees may request the removal of disciplinary actions from the Bureau of Real Estate’s website
AB 1807 (Bonta)
AB 1807, Chapter 558, Statutes 2016
(Business and Professions Code)
This bill allows a real estate licensee to request the removal of a disciplinary action from
the Bureau of Real Estate’s (BRE) website if it has been posted for at least 10 years. In
evaluating a petition, the BRE’s Commissioner must consider other violations since the
posting of the discipline action requested for removal. The real estate licensee must pay a
fee, submit a petition and provide evidence that demonstrates the posting is no longer
required to protect the public. This bill authorizes the BRE to develop regulations to
determine the amount of the fee and the information a licensee’s petition must include.
AB 1807 also requires the BRE to maintain and update a list of all licensees whose
disciplinary records are altered as a result of the petition process and to make the list
available to other licensing bodies. This bill will become operative on January 1, 2018.