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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 786
Transaction of title insurance and any other kind of insurance prohibited.
F.S. 627.786
627.786 Transaction of title insurance and any other kind of insurance prohibited.
(1) An insurer may not transact title insurance and any other kind of insurance in this state.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to any insurer actively transacting title insurance and any other kind of insurance in this state on January 1, 1965.
(3) Subsection (1) does not preclude a title insurer from providing instruments to any prospective insured, in the form and content approved by the office, under which the title insurer assumes liability for loss due to the fraud of, dishonesty of, misappropriation of funds by, or failure to comply with written closing instructions by, its contract agents, agencies, or approved attorneys in connection with a real property transaction for which the title insurer is to issue a title insurance policy.
History.s. 12, ch. 65-359; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 1, 2, ch. 79-16; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 584, 809(2nd), ch. 82-243; s. 79, ch. 82-386; ss. 104, 114, ch. 92-318; s. 19, ch. 99-286; s. 1208, ch. 2003-261.