Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
1. Agency Information  
Agency name:  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Name of person completing this form:  
Andria Ditschman  
Phone number of person completing this form:  
E-mail of person completing this form:  
Name of Department Regulatory Affairs Officer reviewing this form:  
Elizabeth Arasim  
2. Rule Set Information  
MOAHR assigned rule set number:  
2021-52 LR  
Title of proposed rule set:  
Real Estate Appraisers - General Rules  
3. Purpose for the proposed rules and background:  
The rules provide for experience requirements, appraiser prelicensure education, sponsors of  
appraisal education, continuing education, and standards of conduct. The proposed changes to the  
rules are intended to: clarify the experience requirements; clarify when a sponsor may advertise an  
educational course; update the rules for consistency with the Appraiser Qualification Board (AQB)  
criteria or exceptions to the AQB criteria; and update the rules pursuant to legislation.  
4. Summary of proposed rules:  
The proposed rules include the following modifications: appraiser applicants will have the option to  
acquire experience through either the Practical Applications of Real Estate Appraisal Program  
(PAREA) program or traditional supervisor/trainee experience; course sponsors who desire to  
advertise the course prior to department approval shall state in the advertising that “the course has  
been submitted for approval but has not yet been approved by the department”; and distance  
education courses for both prelicensure education and continuing education may be offered through  
synchronous, asynchronous, and hybrid formats.  
5. List names of newspapers in which the notice of public hearing was published and  
publication dates:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245  
Agency Report to JCAR-Page 2  
The Flint Journal: September 15, 2022  
The Grand Rapids Press: September 15, 2022  
The Mining Journal: October 5, 2022  
6. Date of publication of rules and notice of public hearing in Michigan Register:  
7. Date, time, and location of public hearing:  
10/24/2022 09:00 AM at Location: G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium 525 W. Ottawa Street,  
Lansing, Michigan , 525 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing, Michigan  
8. Provide the link the agency used to post the regulatory impact statement and cost-benefit  
analysis on its website:  
9. List of the name and title of agency representative(s) who attended the public hearing:  
Andria Ditschman, Departmental Specialist, Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Weston MacIntosh, Departmental Specialist, Bureau of Professional Licensing  
10. Persons submitting comments of support:  
Scott Dibiasio, The Appraisal Institute  
11. Persons submitting comments of opposition:  
No comments were received.  
12. Persons submitting other comments:  
No comments were received.  
13. Identify any changes made to the proposed rules based on comments received during the  
public comment period:  
Name &  
Organization public hearing  
Comments made at Written  
Agency Rationale Rule number  
for Rule Change & citation  
and Description changed  
of Change(s)  
14.Date report completed:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245