17:11C-56 Conditions for issuance of licenses for residential mortgage lenders, brokers.
6.Beginning no later than July 31, 2010, or a later date approved by the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development pursuant to the provisions of section 1508 of the federal "Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008," Pub.L.110-289 (12 U.S.C. s.5107), the commissioner shall begin issuing licenses for business licensees as residential mortgage lenders or residential mortgage brokers under this act if the following conditions are met:
a.A completed application for a new license or for a renewal of a license, submitted to the commissioner on the form, in the manner, and with appropriate evidence in support of the application, as required by this act and as may be prescribed by the commissioner.
b.The submission to the commissioner of the name, address, fingerprints and written consent for a criminal history record background check to be performed on any officer, director, partner or owner of a controlling interest of the person seeking licensure. The commissioner is authorized to exchange fingerprint data with and receive criminal history record information from the State Bureau of Identification in the Division of State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation consistent with applicable State and federal laws, rules and regulations, for the purposes of facilitating determinations concerning licensure eligibility for the person, based upon any findings related to an officer, director, partner or owner. The applicant shall bear the cost for the criminal history record background check, including all costs of administering and processing the check. The Division of State Police shall promptly notify the commissioner in the event an officer, director, partner or owner of the person, who was the subject of a criminal history record background check pursuant to this section, is arrested for a crime or offense in this State after the date the background check was performed, whether the person is a prospective new licensee, or subsequently, a current license holder.
c.A finding by the commissioner that the financial responsibility, experience, character, and general fitness of the person seeking licensure demonstrates that as a business licensee, the person will operate honestly, fairly, and efficiently within the purposes of this act.
d.A demonstration of an affiliated qualified individual licensee for the applicant, as required by paragraph (2) of subsection a. of section 4 of this act.
e.A demonstration of coverage by a surety bond as required by section 13 of this act.
f.A demonstration of the tangible net worth requirements as required by section 14 of this act.
g.The payment of any required fees under this act, as established by the commissioner by regulation and payable to the commissioner or, by arrangement of the commissioner, to the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry on behalf of the commissioner, or as set forth by the nationwide system and registry and payable to that nationwide system and registry.
L.2009, c.53, s.6.
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