443.816. There is hereby created in the division of finance a "Residential Mortgage Board" which shall have such powers and duties as are now or hereafter conferred upon it by law. The board shall consist of five members who shall be appointed by the governor. The members of the board shall be residents of this state, and one of the members shall be a member of the Missouri Bar in good standing. Three members of the board shall be experienced in mortgage brokering and the remaining members of the board shall have no financial interest in any mortgage brokering business. Not more than three members of the board shall be members of the same political party. The term of office of each member shall be three years. Members shall serve until their successors are duly appointed and have qualified. Each member shall serve for the remainder of the term for which the member was appointed. The board shall select one of the members as chairman and one of the members as secretary. Vacancies on the board shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as in the case of an original appointment. The members of the board shall receive as compensation the sum of one hundred dollars per day while discharging their duties, and they shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum and the decision of a majority of a quorum shall be the decision of the board. The board shall meet upon call of the chairman, or of the director, or of any two members of the board, and may meet at any place in this state. The board shall:
(1) Approve or disapprove each regulation proposed by the director pertaining to mortgage brokering; and
(2) Hear and determine any appeal from a denial of an application for or renewal of a license issued under sections 443.701 to 443.893. The board may employ, contract, or appoint hearing officers to hear appeals from applicants who have been denied a license or a license renewal by the director.
(L. 1995 H.B. 63, et al., A.L. 2009 H.B. 382)
Missouri General Assembly