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48.44.010  <<  48.44.011 >>   48.44.013

RCW 48.44.011

Insurance producer — Definition — License required — Application, issuance, renewal, fees — Penalties involving license.

(1) Insurance producer, as used in this chapter, means any person appointed or authorized by a health care service contractor to solicit applications for health care service contracts on its behalf.

     (2) No person shall act as or hold himself or herself out to be an appointed insurance producer of a health care service contractor unless licensed as a disability insurance producer by this state and appointed by the health care service contractor on whose behalf solicitations are to be made.

     (3) Applications, appointments, and qualifications for licenses, the renewal thereof, the fees and issuance of a license, and the renewal thereof shall be in accordance with the provisions of chapter 48.17 RCW that are applicable to a disability insurance producer.

     (4) The commissioner may revoke, suspend, or refuse to issue or renew any insurance producer's license, or levy a fine upon the licensee, in accordance with those provisions of chapter 48.17 RCW that are applicable to a disability insurance producer.

[2008 c 217 § 50; 1983 c 202 § 1; 1969 c 115 § 7.]

Notes:

     Severability -- Effective date -- 2008 c 217: See notes following RCW 48.03.020.