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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 171
Salesperson to be licensed and appointed.
F.S. 634.171
634.171 Salesperson to be licensed and appointed.Salespersons for motor vehicle service agreement companies and insurers shall be licensed, appointed, renewed, continued, reinstated, or terminated as prescribed in chapter 626 for insurance representatives in general. However, they shall be exempt from all other provisions of chapter 626 including fingerprinting, photo identification, education, and examination provisions. License, appointment, and other fees shall be those prescribed in s. 624.501. A licensed and appointed salesperson shall be directly responsible and accountable for all acts of her or his employees and other representatives. Each service agreement company or insurer shall, on forms prescribed by the department, within 30 days after termination of the appointment, notify the department of such termination. No employee or salesperson of a motor vehicle service agreement company or insurer may directly or indirectly solicit or negotiate insurance contracts, or hold herself or himself out in any manner to be an insurance agent, unless so qualified, licensed, and appointed therefor under the Florida Insurance Code. A motor vehicle service agreement company is not required to be licensed as a salesperson to solicit, sell, issue, or otherwise transact the motor vehicle service agreements issued by the motor vehicle service agreement company.
History.s. 17, ch. 59-110; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; s. 10, ch. 78-231; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 20, 32, 33, ch. 82-234; s. 18, ch. 85-208; ss. 24, 68, ch. 91-106; s. 137, ch. 91-108; s. 20, ch. 93-195; s. 461, ch. 97-102; s. 4, ch. 2001-281; s. 94, ch. 2003-1; s. 70, ch. 2003-267; s. 61, ch. 2003-281.