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2006 Florida Statutes

Section 626.914, Florida Statutes 2006

626.914  Definitions.--As used in this Surplus Lines Law, the term:

(1)  "Surplus lines agent" means an individual licensed as provided in this part to handle the placement of insurance coverages with unauthorized insurers and to place such coverages with authorized insurers as to which the licensee is not licensed as an agent.

(2)  "Eligible surplus lines insurer" means an unauthorized insurer which has been made eligible by the office to issue insurance coverage under this Surplus Lines Law.

(3)  "To export" means to place, in an unauthorized insurer under this Surplus Lines Law, insurance covering a subject of insurance resident, located, or to be performed in this state.

(4)  "Diligent effort" means seeking coverage from and having been rejected by at least three authorized insurers currently writing this type of coverage and documenting these rejections.

History.--s. 353, ch. 59-205; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 298, 318, 807, ch. 82-243; ss. 162, 206, 207, ch. 90-363; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 1015, ch. 2003-261.