CS/CS/CS/HB 725: Insurance Agents and Adjusters
GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee ; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee ; Hager
Insurance Agents and Adjusters; Revises definitions of "adjuster" & "home state"; revises provisions relating to who may bind insurance coverage; provides applicant is responsible for information in application even if completed by third party; requires application to include statement about method used to meet certain requirements; revises provisions relating to when applicant may apply for license after initial application is denied by DFS; revises provisions relating to license examinations; deletes exemption from examination for certain adjusters; deletes requirement that applicant for public adjuster or public adjuster apprentice be resident of the state; provides for submitting application for examination on designee's website; requires public adjusting firm that adjusts claims exclusively for institutions that guarantee or service mortgages to provide affidavit to insurer with certain information; provides requirements relating to surety bonds; revises scope of examination for all-lines adjuster; provides for e-mailing notices of examinations; specifies how many times applicant may take examination during year; revises provisions relating to continuing education requirements; provides that persons on active military duty may seek waiver; provides for update course & contents of such course; eliminates continuing education advisory board; revises provisions relating to all-lines adjuster license; requires persons transacting mortgage guaranty insurance to be licensed & appointed as credit insurance agent.
Last Action: 5/6/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-209, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 643 (Ch. 2012-206)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 71
• On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/11/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
• Introduced -HJ 71
• CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 248
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Original reference(s) removed: Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee
• CS referred to Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 247
• Now in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 247
• CS by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 244
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/13/12, 1:45 pm, 404 HOB
• CS/CS by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 602
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 598
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 631
• On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/22/12, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
• CS/CS/CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 815
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 812
• CS/CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 798
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
• Read 2nd time -HJ 862
• Amendment(s) adopted (099489, 289507, 741333, 886269, 907581, 919681) -HJ 863
• Amendment(s) failed (512901) -HJ 863
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 917
• Amendment(s) adopted (365671) -HJ 918
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 919
• In Messages
• Received -SJ 845
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; Budget -SJ 845
• Withdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; Budget -SJ 918
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 918
• Substituted for CS/SB 938 -SJ 918
• Read 2nd time -SJ 918
• Read 3rd time -SJ 919
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 919
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 1178
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2012-209, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 643 (Ch. 2012-206)
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