Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 88. Real Estate Brokers and Other Licensees
Section 450. Real Estate Surety Fund.
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AS 08.88.450. Real Estate Surety Fund.

(a) The real estate surety fund is established in the general fund to carry out the purposes of AS 08.88.450 - 08.88.495. The fund is composed of payments made by real estate licensees under AS 08.88.455 , filing fees retained under AS 08.88.460 , income earned on investment of the money in the fund, and money deposited in the fund under (c) of this section. Money appropriated to the fund does not lapse. Amounts in the fund may be appropriated for claims against the fund, for hearing and legal expenses directly related to fund operations and claims, and for real estate educational purposes.

(b) The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development shall provide the commission every three months with a statement of the activities of, balances in, interest earned on, and interest returned to the real estate surety fund.

(c) If money from the real estate surety fund is expended to prepare, print, manufacture, sponsor, produce, or otherwise provide an item or a service to a member of the public, to a real estate licensee, to a potential real estate licensee, or to another person, any money paid by the person to the commission, either directly or through an agent or contractor of the commission, to receive the item or service shall be deposited in the fund. In this subsection, "an item or a service" includes an information pamphlet, an examination preparation packet, an educational course, the certification of a real estate education course, and the approval of a real estate education instructor.

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