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State Auction Firm or Company License Information
Auctioneer Licensing Requirements by State

State Auction Firm or Company License Information

Most states have yet to pass laws regarding online auctions or to link online auctions into current auction statutes. However, we knew that it was important pursue an auction company or firm license from those states that would grant us one.

Alabama – The state of Alabama states that “an auction company is any legal entity which engages in the business of auctioneering, as defined by the Auctioneers License Act.” StorageStuff.Bid has submitted an application for an Alabama Auction Company license and is awating approval.

California – The State of California requires that all auction companies shall file a bond with the Secretary of State. StorageStuff.Bid has submitted the application for this bond.

Florida – As the home state of StorageStuff.Bid, it was imperative that we obtain Auction Business license number AB3482.

Georgia – Georgia allows for an exemption from their auction business license if the auction business is owned by a Georgia licensed auctioneer. StorageStuff.Bid has filed an exemption for an auction company license under the Georgia auctioneer license of Cheli Rosa, AU003807.

Illinois – Illinois requires Internet Auction Listing Services to register with the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. StorageStuff.Bid has submitted their application to transact business in Illinois, which will be followed up with registering as an IALS.

Indiana – The state of Indiana likes for companies that represent themselves as auction companies to register with the Indiana Auctioneer Commission. StorageStuff.Bid has submitted their application for an Indiana Auction Company license.

Louisiana – The state of Louisiana requires that out of state auctioneers file for an Auction Business license. StorageStuff.Bid is now registered with the State of Louisiana and is awaiting an auction business license.

North Carolina – The state of North Carolina requires that out of state auctioneers register for an Auction Firm License. The Auction Firm license for StorageStuff.Bid is processing.

South Carolina – The Auction Firm license for StorageStuff.Bid is pending approval from the State of South Carolina to transact business there.

Tennessee – The state of Tennessee requires all out of state auctioneers to obtain an Auction Firm License. All documents have been submitted for the Auction Firm license for StorageStuff.Bid.

Virginia – Virginia offers an Auction Firm license to companies that perform auctions. StorageStuff.Bid is awaiting the required bond to submit this application.

Washington – Washington offers an Auction Firm license to companies that perform auctions. StorageStuff.Bid is awaiting the required bond to submit this application.

Auctioneer Licensing Requirements by State

Not every state has specific requirements for the licensing of auctioneers, but for those that do, we have included all pertinent licensing information.

Alabama – Alabama statute 150-x-1-.02 requires that all auctioneers apply for licensure from the Alabama State Board of Auctioneers. StorageStuff.Bid employees the following Alabama licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Rosa – License Number 5370

Alaska – The State of Alaska does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Arizona – The State of Arizona does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Arkansas – Arkansas statute 17-17-207 says “it shall be unlawful for any person to act as an auctioneer or to advertise or to assume to act as an auctioneer within any state without a license issued by the Auctioneer’s Licensing Board.”
StorageStuff.Bid employs the following Arkansas licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Rosa – 2528

California – California civil code 1812.600 states that “every auctioneer and auction company shall maintain a bond issued by a surety company admitted to do business in this state. The principal sum of the bond shall be twenty thousand dollars ($20,000). A copy of the bond shall be filed with the Secretary of State.”
Christopher Paul Rosa has filed bond number 3112562 with the California Secretary of State.

Connecticut – The State of Connecticut does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Delaware – The State of Delaware requires an auction license fee.
StorageStuff.Bid has paid this under the name of Christopher Paul Rosa - 519.

Florida – Florida statute 468.385 states “No person shall auction or offer to auction any property in this state unless he or she is licensed by the department or is exempt from licensure under this act.”
StorageStuff.Bid employs the following Florida licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Rosa – AU4167
Auctioneer – Cheli Rosa – AU4247
Auctioneer – Brandon Mollica – AU4400

Georgia – Georgia statute 43-6-1 states “’Auctioneer’ means any person who, for a fee, commission, or any other valuable consideration or with the intention or expectation of receiving the same by means of or by process of an auction or sale at auction, offers, negotiates, or attempts to negotiate a listing contract, sale, purchase, or exchange of goods, chattels, merchandise, real or personal property, or any other commodity which lawfully may be kept or offered for sale has been duly licensed, as provided in this chapter.”
StorageStuff.Bid employs the following Georgia licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Cheli Rosa – AU003807
Auctioneer – Christopher Rosa – AU003753
Auctioneer – Brandon Mollica – AU103920

Hawaii – The State of Hawaii does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Idaho – The state of Idaho does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Illinois – Illinois statute 225 ILCS 407/10-1 states that “it is unlawful for any person, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or other entity to conduct an auction, provide an auction service, hold himself or herself out as an auctioneer, or advertise his or her services as an auctioneer in the State of Illinois without a license issued by the Department under this Act.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following Illinois licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Rosa – 441.002059
Auctioneer – Brandon Mollica – 441.002062

Indiana – Indiana code IC 25-6-1-32 states that “every individual, before acting as an auctioneer, must obtain a license from the commission.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Rosa – AU111500012

Iowa - The State of Iowa does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Kansas - The State of Kansas does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Kentucky – Kentucky statute 330.030 states that “it is unlawful for a person to advertise or act as an auctioneer or apprentice auctioneer within the commonwealth, or to advertise or act as an auctioneer of real or personal property located within the Commonwealth, without a license issued by the board.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following Kentucky licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – RP 3895

Louisiana – Louisiana Statute, Chapter 42, Section 3501 states that “no person, firm, auction house, or corporation, or combination thereof shall sell, dispose of, or offer for sale at public auction or cause or permit to be sold, disposed of, or offered for sale at any public auction any property of whatsoever nature unless said auction is conducted by a duly licensed auctioneer and if such sale takes place at an auction house, by a duly licensed auction house, if the owner of the auction house is not a licensed auctioneer.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa, LA 1878

Maine – Maine Statute Chapter 32, Section 5B, 285 states that “a person in this state that engages in the business of auctioneering, professes or advertises to be an auctioneer or advertises the sale of real, personal, or mixed property by auction shall hold an active auctioneer license.” StorageStuff.Bid employs the following licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – AUC 1601

Maryland - The State of Maryland does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Massachusetts – Massachusetts Chapter 100: Section 2, states that “except as otherwise provided, no person shall engage in the business of or act as an auctioneer in the commonwealth, directly or indirectly, either temporarily or as an incident to any other transaction, unless licensed under the provisions of this chapter.”
StorageStuff.Bid employs the following licensed Massachusetts licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 03258

Michigan - The State of Michigan does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Minnesota - The State of Minnesota does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements. Hennepin County Minnesota does require an auctioneer license and StorageStuff.Bid employs the following licensed auctioneers:
Auctioneer – Brandon Mollica – 2714174

Mississippi – Mississippi Statute 73-4-3 states that “it is unlawful for any person, corporation, limited liability company, partnership or other entity to conduct auction, provide an auction service, hold himself out as an auctioneer, or advertise his services as an auctioneer in the State of Mississippi without a license issued by the commission under this chapter.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 1446

Missouri - The State of Missouri does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Montana - The State of Montana does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Nebraska - The State of Nebraska does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Nevada - The State of Nevada does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

New Hampshire – New Hampshire Statute 311-B:4 states that “knowingly engaging in, or offer to engage in, auctioneering for a fee, commission, or other consideration unless such natural person has a valid license under this chapter or such other person is an authorized business organization.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 6127

New Jersey - The State of New Jersey does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

New Mexico - The State of New Mexico does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

New York - The State of New York does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements. However, auctions conducted in New York City must be conducted by a licensed auctioneer.
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following New York City licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 2001174 – DCA

North Carolina – North Carolina Chapter 85B-4 states that “No person who is not exempt under G.S. 85B-2, shall sell, or offer to sell, goods or real estate at auction in this State or perform any act for which an auction license is required unless the person holds a currently valid license issued under this Chapter.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following North Carolina licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 9828

North Dakota – North Dakota statute 51-05.1-01.1 states that “no person may conduct a sale as an auctioneer or clerk unless licensed by the public service commission.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following licensed auctioneers
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 1020

Ohio – Ohio Statute 4707.02 states that “no person shall act as an auction firm, auctioneer, apprentice auctioneer, or special auctioneer within this state without a license issued by the department of agriculture. No auction shall be conducted in this state except by an auctioneer licensed by the department.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following Ohio licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 2015000022

Oklahoma - Oklahoma does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements

Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania act 85 of 1983, Section 3 states that “Notwithstanding section 10.1, it is unlawful for any person to engage in or carry on the profession of auctioneer, to conduct a sale at auction, to hold himself out as an auctioneer or as an apprentice auctioneer or to offer to conduct sales at auction in this Commonwealth without first obtaining from the board a license as an auctioneer or apprentice auctioneer. Any member, officer or employee of a partnership, association or corporation who attempts to sell at auction or who is actively engaged in the auction profession must have a license as an auctioneer or apprentice auctioneer.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following Pennsylvania licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – AU005857

Rhode Island – Rhode Island Commercial Licensing Regulation Part 2 Section 4 states the following: “Auctioneer's License. No Person shall be an Auctioneer engaged in the business of Auctioneering without first obtaining a License from the Department. Any Person wishing to obtain a License shall make written application for such License on the forms prescribed by the Department. Before accepting the application for processing, the application shall (i) be completed in full (ii) be accompanied by a non-refundable fee in the amount specified by the Act and (iii) be accompanied by a bond in the amount of Ten Thousand Dollars ($ 10,000). Such bond shall provide that it shall not be canceled or terminated except upon thirty (30) days prior written notice to the Department.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – AUC.0010009-NR

South Carolina – South Carolina Title 40, Chapter 6 requires that auctioneers be licensed by the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following South Carolina licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – AUC. 4551

South Dakota - The State of South Dakota does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Tennessee – Tennessee chapter 0160-1 states that “it is unlawful to conduct auctions without a valid license issued by the Tennessee Auctioneer Commission.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following Tennessee licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 6828

Texas – Texas Occupation Code, Title 11, Chapter 1802.051 states that “A person may not act as an auctioneer of real or personal property in this state unless the person holds a license issued by the executive director under this chapter.” StorageStuff.Bid employee the following Texas licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 16850
Auctioneer – Cheli Rosa – 17062
Auctioneer – Brandon Mollica – 17158

Utah - The State of Utah does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Vermont – Vermont Title 26, Chapter 89, 4303 states that “no person shall use in connection with the person’s name any letters, words or insignia indicating or implying that the person is a licensed auctioneer unless the person is licensed in accordance with this chapter.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 057.0109602

Virginia – Virginia Statute 18VAC2S-21-20 states that “all persons or firms as defined in § 54.1-600 of the Code of Virginia who conduct auctions or offer their services to sell at auction in the Commonwealth are required to file a licensure application and pay the specified fee to the board.” StorageStuff.Bid employees the following Virginia licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 2907004316

Washington – Washington Statute RCW 18.11.070 states that “it is unlawful for any person to act as an auctioneer or for an auction company to engage in any business in this state without a license.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following Washington licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 3023

West Virginia – West Virginia Chapter 19, Article 2C-2 states that “after the thirtieth day of June, one thousand nine hundred seventy-four, no person shall conduct an auction as an auctioneer in this State unless he shall have first obtained from the commissioner a license therefore.”
StorageStuff.Bid employs the following West Virginia licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer – Christopher Paul Rosa – 2205

Wisconsin - Wisconsin Chapter 480 states that “an auctioneer needs to obtain a license.”
StorageStuff.Bid employees the following Wisconsin licensed auctioneers:
Principal Auctioneer - Christopher Paul Rosa - 2853

Wyoming - The State of Wyoming does not have any auctioneer licensing requirements.

Washington D.C – The District of Columbia does not issue a district wide auctioneer license to an individual.