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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 7776
Furnishing of supplies civil liability.
F.S. 627.7776
627.7776 Furnishing of supplies; civil liability.
(1) A title insurer may not furnish to any person any blank forms, applications, stationery, or other supplies to be used in soliciting, negotiating, or effecting contracts of title insurance on its behalf until that person has received from the insurer a contract to act as a title insurance agent or agency and has been licensed by the department, if required by s. 626.8417.
(2) A title insurer or title insurance agent or agency that furnishes any supplies to a person not authorized by the title insurer as provided in subsection (1) is subject to civil liability to any insured of the title insurer to the same extent and in the same manner as if the person had been appointed or authorized by the title insurer to act in its behalf.
History.s. 3, ch. 85-185; s. 1, ch. 86-286; ss. 92, 114, ch. 92-318; s. 9, ch. 99-286.