Chapter 208-680 WAC

Last Update: 3/30/16

ESCROW AGENT REGISTRATION ACT

WAC Sections

GENERAL PROVISIONS
208-680-030Definitions.
208-680-040Exceptions—General.
208-680-045Exceptions—Attorneys.
LICENSING AND THE ESCROW OFFICER TEST
208-680-110Credit and character report.
208-680-125Licenses not transferable.
208-680-130What kind of background check and fingerprinting information may the department require with my application for an escrow agent license?
208-680-135What kind of background check and fingerprinting information may the department require with my application for an escrow officer license?
208-680-145Escrow officer test.
208-680-155What escrow officer and agent fees will I be required to pay?
208-680-165May the director waive fees under the act?
208-680-170What happens if my check is dishonored or my payment of an escrow fee is insufficient?
DESIGNATED ESCROW OFFICERS
208-680-174What are the designated escrow officer's responsibilities?
208-680-175May my designated escrow officer or branch designated escrow officer supervise more than one of my locations?
208-680-176What must I do if my designated escrow officer or branch designated escrow officer leaves?
208-680-180May a designated escrow officer or a branch designated escrow officer work for two or more licensed escrow agents?
208-680-185What constitutes the misuse of my escrow officer license?
208-680-195Can an escrow agent prohibit its designated escrow officer from accessing its trust account books and records?
ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION
208-680-210How must I identify my office location or locations?
208-680-225Must I display my licenses?
208-680-235How must I notify the department if I move the location of one or more of my offices?
208-680-240Escrow agent renewal and reinstatement.
208-680-243Escrow officer license renewal and reinstatement.
208-680-245Closure of office.
208-680-255Deceptive names prohibited.
208-680-265Reporting significant events.
208-680-275Employment restrictions.
FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
208-680-310Fidelity and surety bonds.
208-680-320Errors and omissions insurance.
208-680-330When will the cash deposit or securities I used in lieu of an errors and omissions insurance policy be returned to me?
208-680-340How are claims filed on my cash deposit or securities in lieu of an errors and omissions policy?
208-680-350How long do I have to maintain my cash deposit and securities, and what are the consequences of failure to do so?
208-680-360What happens if my errors and omissions policy or my fidelity or surety bonds expire or are canceled?
TRUST ACCOUNT PROCEDURES
208-680-410Administration of funds held in trust.
208-680-425What are the requirements for my quarterly reports?
RECORDS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
208-680-520What trust account records am I required to keep?
208-680-530Records.
208-680-532Information security program required by the federal Safeguards Rule implementing the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
208-680-534Consumer financial information privacy under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and Regulation P.
208-680-536Notice to consumers of data breach.
208-680-538Business resumption plan.
208-680-540What are my obligations regarding escrow transactions?
208-680-550Am I obligated to provide escrow services within the time period specified in the escrow instructions?
208-680-560What requirements must I follow when disbursing funds or other things of value?
208-680-570When must I notify the department about a civil lawsuit, criminal complaint, or administrative action against me or my escrow officers or employees?
208-680-580What are the responsibilities of a licensed escrow officer?
208-680-590What conduct violates the act?
EXAMINATIONS, INVESTIGATIONS, ENFORCEMENT, SANCTIONS, AND COSTS
208-680-610What are the department's examination powers under the act?
208-680-620What are the department's investigatory powers under the act?
208-680-630What are the department's enforcement powers under the act?
208-680-640What sanctions may the department impose on a licensed escrow agent or escrow officer?
208-680-645Possession of escrow agent property and business.
208-680-647Seizure of escrow agent property business by the department—Notice to licensee.
208-680-648What are my rights if the department takes possession of my escrow agent property business without cause?
208-680-650What are the fees I must pay for examinations and investigations?
208-680-660Abandoned escrow records.
ESCROW ADVISORY COMMITTEE
208-680-710Organization of committee.
208-680-720Escrow committee meeting notice.
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