H. B. 4018
(By Delegates Hunt, Miley, Moore, Wells Skaff,
Poore and Hatfield)
[Introduced January 12, 2012; referred to the
Committee on Political Subdivisions then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §11-2-12, relating to granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §11-2-12, to read as follows:
§11-2-12. Access to commercial or residential review documents.
A county assessor shall provide a person, who is a licenced real estate appraiser under article thirty-eight, chapter thirty of this code, copies of commercial or residential review documents on the assessor's computerized assessment system, and may charge a fee of no more than $3 per form. These forms shall be obtained for the sole purpose of determining comparable market value of a property. Also, the assessor shall redact from the copies, information pertaining to security systems, home safes and other information that may jeopardize the security of the property or any possessions
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to permit licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents. The bill also permits county assessors to charge no more than $3 per form.
This section is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.