SEC. 73-34-39. Record keeping requirements for licensed appraisers; inspection of records.
(1) A licensed real estate appraiser shall retain for a period of five (5) years the original or a true copy of: (a) each appraisal report prepared or signed by such real estate appraiser; and (b) all supporting data assembled and formulated by the appraiser in preparing each such appraisal report.
(2) The five-year period for retention of records is applicable to each engagement of the services of the appraiser and shall commence upon the date of the delivery of each appraisal report to the client unless, within such five-year period, the appraiser is notified that the appraisal or the appraisal report is involved in litigation, in which event a minimum of a two-year period for the retention of records shall commence upon the date of the final disposition of such litigation.
(3) Upon reasonable notice, a licensed real estate appraiser shall make all records required to be maintained under the provisions of this chapter available for inspection and copying by the board or its designated agent.
SOURCES: Laws, 1990, ch. 576, Sec. 20; 1993, ch. 559, Sec. 12, eff from and after passage (approved April 9, 1993).