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  375.116.  Compensation of producer, regulations — not to receive pay from insured, exception. — 1.  An insurance company or insurance producer may pay money, commissions or brokerage, or give or allow anything of value, for or on account of negotiating contracts of insurance, or placing or soliciting or effecting contracts of insurance, to a duly licensed insurance producer.

  2.  Nothing in this chapter shall abridge or restrict the freedom of contract of insurance companies or insurance producers with reference to the amount of commissions or fees to be paid to the insurance producers and the payments are expressly authorized.

  3.  No insurance producer shall have any right to compensation other than commissions deductible from premiums on insurance policies or contracts from any applicant for insurance or insured for or on account of the negotiation or procurement of, or other service in connection with, any contract of insurance made or negotiated in this state or for any other services on account of insurance policies or contracts, including adjustment of claims arising therefrom, unless the right to compensation is based upon a written agreement between the insurance producer and the insured specifying or clearly defining the amount or extent of the compensation.  Nothing contained in this section shall affect the right of any insurance producer to recover from the insured the amount of any premium or premiums for insurance effectuated by or through the insurance producer.

  4.  No insurance producer shall, in connection with the negotiation, procurement, issuance, delivery or transfer in this state of any contract of insurance made or negotiated in this state, directly or indirectly, charge or receive from the applicant for insurance or insured therein any greater sum than the rate of premium fixed therefor and shown on the policy by the insurance company, unless the insurance producer has a right to compensation for services created in the manner specified in subsection 3 of this section.


(L. 1961 p. 504 § 12, A.L. 1967 p. 516, A.L. 2001 S.B. 193)

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