(a) Where an appraisal of real estate or an interest in real estate is required by law to be made before acquisition of the property by the State or an agency of the State, the appraisal shall be made by a real estate appraiser licensed or certified by the State under Article 5 of Chapter 93A of the General Statutes.
(b) (See notes) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to appraisals of real estate or an interest in real estate made by personnel within the Department of Transportation when the appraisal is anticipated to be less than ten thousand dollars ($10,000). In the event that the real estate or interest in real estate is in fact appraised at ten thousand dollars ($10,000) or more, the Department of Transportation must comply with the provisions of subsection (a) of this section. (1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 827, s. 12; 1991, c. 94, s. 1; 1993, c. 519, s. 1; 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 691, s. 1.)
Last modified: March 23, 2014