2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 22:1203 — Licensure; registration
§1203. Licensure; registration
A. No person, firm, association, or corporation shall act in the capacity of an MGA with respect to risks located in this state for an insurer licensed in this state unless such person is a licensed producer in this state.
B. No person, firm, association, or corporation shall act in the capacity of an MGA representing an insurer domiciled in this state with respect to risks located outside this state unless such person is licensed as a resident or nonresident producer in this state pursuant to the provisions of this Part.
C. The commissioner may require a bond in an amount of ten percent of the MGA annual writings or two hundred fifty thousand dollars, whichever is less, for the protection of the insurer.
D. No person, firm, association, or corporation shall act in the capacity of an MGA in this state unless such person, firm, association, or corporation has registered his name, current residential address, current mailing address, and current business address with the commissioner, on forms prescribed by the commissioner, together with a fee in the amount set forth in R.S. 22:1078.
E. Each year prior to May first, every MGA shall notify the commissioner of his desire to continue his registration as an MGA on forms prescribed by the commissioner together with a fee in the amount set forth in R.S. 22:1078.
F. If a person, firm, association, or corporation fails to provide any of the information required under this Section, the commissioner may, after notification by the commissioner to the person, firm, association, or corporation by certified mail of such failure, impose a fine not to exceed fifty dollars.
G. The commissioner may require the MGA to maintain an errors and omissions insurance policy.
Acts 1990, No. 265, §1, eff. midnight Dec. 31, 1991; Acts 1991, No. 736, §1; Acts 1993, No. 189, §1; Acts 1996, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 71, §1, eff. May 10, 1996.
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