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  374.784.  Application for licensure, contents, qualifications — refusal to issue license, when. — 1.  Applications for examination and licensure as a surety recovery agent shall be submitted on forms prescribed by the department and shall contain such information as the department requires, along with a copy of the front and back of a photographic identification card.

  2.  Each application shall be accompanied by proof satisfactory to the director that the applicant is a citizen of the United States and has a high school diploma or a general educational development certificate (GED).  An applicant shall furnish evidence of such person's qualifications by completing an approved surety recovery agent course with at least twenty-four hours of initial minimum training.  The director shall determine which institutions, organizations, associations, and individuals shall be eligible to provide said training.  Said instructions and fees associated therewith shall be identical or similar to those prescribed in section 374.710 for bail bond agents and general bail bond agents.

  3.  In addition to said twenty-four hours of initial minimum training, licensees shall be required to receive eight hours of biennial continuing education of which said instructions and fees shall be identical or similar to those prescribed in section 374.710 for bail bond agents and general bail bond agents.

  4.  Applicants for surety recovery agents licensing shall be exempt from said requirements of the twenty-four hours of initial minimum training if applicants provide proof of prior training as a law enforcement officer with at least two years of such service within the ten years prior to the application being submitted to the department.

  5.  The director may refuse to issue any license pursuant to sections 374.783 to 374.789, for any one or any combination of causes stated in section 374.787.  The director shall notify the applicant in writing of the reason or reasons for refusal and shall advise the applicant of the right to file a complaint with the administrative hearing commission to appeal the refusal as provided by chapter 621.


(L. 2004 S.B. 1122, A.L. 2018 H.B. 1719)

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