Colorado Revised Statutes Title 12. Professions and Occupations § 12-61-105. Commission--compensation--immunity--subject to termination

(1) There is hereby created a commission of five members, appointed by the governor, which shall administer parts 1 and 4 of this article 61.  This commission is known as the real estate commission, also referred to in this part 1 as the “commission”, and consists of three real estate brokers who have had not less than five years' experience in the real estate business in Colorado, one of whom has substantial experience in property management, and two representatives of the public at large.  Members of the commission hold office for a period of three years.  Upon the death, resignation, removal, or otherwise of any member of the commission, the governor shall appoint a member to fill out the unexpired term.  The governor may remove any member for misconduct, neglect of duty, or incompetence.

(2) Each member of the commission shall receive the same compensation and reimbursement of expenses as those provided for members of boards and commissions in the division of professions and occupations pursuant to section 24-34-102(13), C.R.S .  Payment for all such per diem compensation and expenses shall be made out of annual appropriations from the division of real estate cash fund provided for in section 12-61-111.5 .

(2.5) Members of the commission, consultants, expert witnesses, and complainants shall be immune from suit in any civil action based upon any disciplinary proceedings or other official acts they performed in good faith.

(3) No real estate broker's license shall be denied, suspended, or revoked except as determined by a majority vote of the members of the commission.

(4) The provisions of section 24-34-104, C.R.S ., concerning the termination schedule for regulatory bodies of the state unless extended as provided in that section, are applicable to the real estate commission created by this section.


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