(1) The appointment of a bail bond agent shall continue in force unless suspended, revoked, or otherwise terminated, subject to a renewal request filed by the appointing entity in the appointee’s birth month and every 24 months thereafter. A renewal request must be filed with the department or person designated by the department to administer appointments along with payment of the renewal appointment fee and taxes as prescribed in s. 624.501. (2) Each appointing person or person designated by the department to administer appointments must file the lists, statement, and information as to each bail bond agent whose appointment is being renewed, accompanied by payment of the applicable renewal fees and taxes as prescribed in s. 624.501.
(3) An appointment may be renewed without penalty if the information required under subsection (2) is received prior to the expiration of the appointment in the licensee’s birth month, and such appointment shall be renewed, effective on the first day of the month succeeding the month in which the appointment was scheduled to expire.
(4) If the information required under subsection (2) is received after the renewal date, the appointment may be renewed if the appointment, late filing, continuation, and reinstatement fees accompany the application as required under s. 624.501.