17. Expiration of License Prior to Hearing

15 DOS 94 Matter of DOS v. Horn - suspended attorney falsely states his attorney license not suspended on application to renew broker's license; broker and notary public licenses revoked; although license had expired prior to hearing, the right to renew and application for renewal afforded DOS jurisdiction

47 DOS 94 Matter of DOS v. Carroll - DOS jurisdiction after expiration of license if applicant for renewal or eligible to automatically renew under two-year provision of RPL §441(2); salesperson who sues client for commission violates RPL §442-a; failure to cooperate with investigator violates RPL §442-e(5)

57 DOS 94 Matter of DOS v. Sbarra - DOS jurisdiction continues during two-year renewal period after license expiration; individually licensed broker who worked under the name and as representative of a firm acted as unlicensed associate broker (RPL §440-a); broker must be licensed in the capacity in which he conducts business

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