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Chapter 48.17 RCW


Rule making.
License required.
Insurance producer license not required under chapter 117, Laws of 2007.
Unlicensed activitiesActs committed in this stateSanctions.
Application of chapter to insurance producers appointed by health care service contractors, health maintenance organizations, or both.
Determining whether authorization existsBurden on insurance producer or title insurance agent.
Portable electronicsApplication of chapter to adjustersDuties of independent adjusterCommissioner's authority.
Application for licenseCommissioner's findings.
Examination of applicantsExemptionsRules.
Examination questionsConfidentialityPenalties.
Continuing education courses and requirementsRules.
Agents selling federal flood insurance policiesTraining requirements.
Appointment of agentsApprovalTerminationFees.
Insurance producers', title insurance agents', and adjusters' licensesAuthorized lines of authorityDefinitionsForm and content of licenses.
Nonresident license requestConditions for approvalService of legal process.
In-state applicant has license in another state.
Doing business under any name other than legal name.
Insurance producer's bond.
Insurance producer as insurer's agentCompensationDisclosure.
AdjustersApplication formQualifications for licenseBond.
Independent, public, or crop adjustersSeparate licenses.
Authority of adjuster.
Appointed agent may adjustWhen license or certification is requiredNonresident adjusters or crop adjusters.
Public adjuster's bond.
Place of business.
Display of license.
Records of insurance producers, title insurance agents, adjusters.
Licensee to reply promptly to inquiry by commissioner.
Reporting and accounting for premiums.
Must be licensed to receive a commission, service fee, or other valuable consideration.
Temporary licensesRestrictionsCommissioner's discretion.
Commissioner may place on probation, suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue or renew a license.
License or certificate suspensionNoncompliance with support orderReissuance.
Procedure to suspend, revoke, or refuseEffect of conviction of felony.
Duration of suspension.
Fines may be imposed.
Insurance education providersCommissioner's approvalRenewal fee.
Insurance education providersViolationsCosts awarded.
Insurance education providersBond.
Termination of agency contractEffect on insuredDefinitionApplication of section.
Termination of business relationship with an insurance producer or title insurance agentNoticeConfidentiality of informationImmunity from civil liability.
Administrative action taken against a licensee in another jurisdiction or governmental agencyReport to commissioner.
Separation of premium funds.
Severability2007 c 117.
Effective date2007 c 117.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Agent on commission not subject to unemployment compensation: RCW 50.04.230.
Binders: RCW 48.18.230.
Illegal inducements: RCW 48.30.150.
Independent agency contract: Chapter 48.18 RCW.
Rebating: RCW 48.30.140.
"Twisting" prohibited: RCW 48.30.180.
Unfair practices: Chapter 48.30 RCW.