Colorado is set to become the first state in the nation to allow online licenses for real estate photographers.
The new legislation is expected to pass the state Senate on Monday and head to Gov.
John Hickenlooper’s desk.
The legislation, which will be introduced in the next legislative session, allows real estate photos to be uploaded to a digital database that will be managed by the state’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (DLRA).
The database will be open to any citizen who wants to upload their photos, and users will have the ability to submit photos for approval and review.
The state has been looking for ways to allow photographers to be more open about their work, and the new legislation will allow them to do so.
The new bill will allow citizens to submit their photos to DLRA for review, which could be done through a social media account or email.
If the review indicates the photo does not meet the state standard, it will be approved.
In other words, the photo will be marked as “invalid.”
In addition to the photo uploading requirement, the bill also creates a licensing office, called the Photo License Examiner (PLED), to administer the online license system.
Under the new system, PLED will conduct inspections of photo licenses and will send a letter to license applicants stating if they are in compliance with the new licensing requirements.
The letter will also include the license number and expiration date.
If the license holder does not respond within 30 days of receiving the letter, the license is automatically revoked and the photo is automatically returned to the state.
If a license holder fails to respond within three months, the licenses will be revoked.
Hickenloop has said he wants to “make it easier” for photographers to obtain licenses.
“We want to make sure that all of our citizens have the opportunity to be able to upload a photo of a home they’re interested in,” he said at a press conference Monday.
“I think we have a very good foundation to make that happen.”
Under the legislation, DLRA will issue new license cards for every year that a license is valid.
This will allow photographers who have been licensed for several years to have their photos available to licensees who do not have a photo license.
In addition, the state is allowing photo license applicants to file online petitions to have the photo published online, as well as submit their own applications.
This allows them to keep the photo online for others to view.
The bill also allows photo license holders to post their photos on social media sites, including Instagram and Facebook.
Anyone can post a photo, and DLRA can post it in a manner that does not violate state privacy laws.
If DLRA determines that a photo is not in compliance, it can immediately remove the photo from the public record.
In the last two years, Colorado has seen an increase in photo licenses issued, but in the last year, the number of photos that have been published online has declined significantly.
In 2015, the average number of licensed photos published per year was 10.5, according to data from Real Estate Today.
In 2016, the figure dropped to 8.5 photos.
In an interview with Colorado Matters, Colorado State Representative John Brubaker, who introduced the bill, said he was disappointed to see the number drop from 10,000 photos to 8,000.
“I think this bill is a great step forward in making it easier for citizens to share their photos with the world,” he told Colorado Matters.
“The bill will help increase the number and quality of photos posted online and will make it easier to get licensed as a photo editor.”
The bill was introduced by Brubakers wife, Karen, in a letter addressed to Hickenlop.
“As I look back on the past few years of our family being able to travel and live in Colorado, I’ve realized that the amount of time we spent in the state just didn’t seem worth it,” he wrote.
“While I am excited about the new bill, I think this is a step backwards.”
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