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Chapter 384

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  384.043.  Licensing requirements for insurance producers, fee — examination, exception — renewal, when, violation, effect — national database, participation in — rulemaking authority. — 1.  No insurance producer shall procure any contract of surplus lines insurance with any nonadmitted insurer, unless he possesses a current surplus lines insurance license issued by the director.

  2.  The director shall issue a surplus lines license to any qualified holder of a current resident or nonresident property and casualty insurance producer license but only when the licensee has:

  (1)  Remitted the one hundred dollar initial fee to the director;

  (2)  Submitted a completed license application on a form supplied by the director; and

  (3)  Passed a qualifying examination approved by the director, except that all holders of a license prior to July 1, 1987, shall be deemed to have passed such an examination.

  3.  Each surplus lines license shall be renewed for a term of two years on the birth date of the licensee and continue in effect until refused, revoked or suspended by the director in accordance with section 384.065; except that if the biennial renewal fee for the license is not paid on or before the birth date of the licensee, the license terminates.  The biennial renewal fee is one hundred dollars.

  4.  Beginning on or before July 1, 2012, the director shall participate in the national insurance producer database of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, or any other equivalent uniform national database, for the licensure of surplus lines licensees and the renewal of such licenses.

  5.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a person selling, soliciting, or negotiating nonadmitted insurance with respect to an insured shall be required to obtain or possess a current surplus lines insurance license issued by the director only if this state is such insured's home state.

  6.  The director may promulgate rules using the authority granted under section 375.045* to assist in the implementation of this section, including prorating licensure periods so that all renewals after January 1, 2022, shall occur biennially on a licensee's birth date.


(L. 1987 H.B. 700 § 13, A.L. 1989 S.B. 250, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1739, A.L. 2001 S.B. 193 merged with S.B. 605, A.L. 2004 S.B. 1299, A.L. 2009 H.B. 577, A.L. 2011 S.B. 132, A.L. 2021 S.B. 6)

*Section "375.045" appears in original rolls, which does not exist, an apparent typographical error.  Section 374.045 appears to contain the authority referenced.

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