THE INSURANCE CODE OF 1956 (EXCERPT)
Act 218 of 1956
500.1234 Insurance counselor; application for license; forms; examination; investigations and interrogatories; decision; issuance of license; qualifications.
(1) An application for a license to act as an insurance counselor shall be made to the commissioner on forms prescribed by the commissioner.
(2) Within a reasonable time after receipt of a properly completed application form, the commissioner shall subject the applicant to a written examination, and may conduct investigations and propound interrogatories concerning the applicant's qualifications, residence, business affiliations, and any other matter that the commissioner considers necessary or advisable to determine compliance with this chapter, or for the protection of the public. The commissioner may waive the examination requirements of this subsection for a person who has been licensed as an insurance counselor within the preceding 12 months. The commissioner shall make a decision on the application within 60 days after receipt of a properly completed application form.
(3) After examination, investigation, and interrogatories, the commissioner shall issue a license to an applicant if the commissioner determines that the applicant possesses reasonable understanding of the provisions, terms, and conditions of the insurance concerning that the applicant will counsel, possesses reasonable understanding of the insurance laws of this state, intends in good faith to act as an insurance counselor, possesses a good business reputation, and possesses good moral character to act as an insurance counselor.
History: Add. 1972, Act 133, Eff. Mar. 30, 1973
Am. 1980, Act 390, Imd. Eff. Jan. 7, 1981
Am. 1981, Act 1, Imd. Eff. Mar. 30, 1981
Am. 2001, Act 228, Eff. Mar. 1, 2002
Popular Name: Act 218
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