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A. Except within the first sixty days after an independent appraiser is first added to the appraiser panel of an appraisal management company, an appraisal management company shall not remove an appraiser from its appraiser panel, or otherwise refuse to assign requests for real property appraisal services to an independent appraiser, without notifying the appraiser in writing of the reasons for the appraiser being removed from the appraiser panel of the appraisal management company.
B. An independent appraiser that is removed from the appraiser panel of an appraisal management company for alleged illegal conduct, a violation of the uniform standards of professional appraisal practice or a violation of state licensing standards may file a complaint with the superintendent for a review of the decision of the appraisal management company, except that the superintendent may not make any determination regarding the nature of the business relationship between the appraiser and the appraisal management company that is unrelated to the actions specified in subsection A of this section.
C. If an independent appraiser files a complaint against an appraisal management company pursuant to subsection B of this section, the superintendent shall investigate the complaint within a reasonable time.
D. If the superintendent determines that an independent appraiser did not commit a violation of law, a violation of the uniform standards of professional appraisal practice or a violation of state licensing standards:
1. The superintendent shall order that the appraiser be added to the appraiser panel of the appraisal management company that was the subject of the complaint without prejudice.
2. The appraisal management company may request a hearing pursuant to title 41, chapter 6, article 10.