2006 Ohio Revised Code - [3905.48.4] 3905.484.Criteria for approval of courses or study programs.

[§ 3905.48.4] § 3905.484. Criteria for approval of courses or study programs.
 

(A)  The superintendent of insurance, in consultation with the insurance agent education advisory council, shall establish criteria for any course or program of study that is offered in this state under section 3905.04 or sections 3905.481 [3905.48.1] to 3905.486 [3905.48.6] of the Revised Code. 

(B)  No course or program of study shall be offered in this state under section 3905.04 or sections 3905.481 [3905.48.1] to 3905.486 [3905.48.6] of the Revised Code unless it is approved by the superintendent in consultation with the council. 

(C)  A course or program of study offered in this state under section 3905.04 or sections 3905.481 [3905.48.1] to 3905.486 [3905.48.6] of the Revised Code shall be developed or sponsored only by one of the following: 

(1) An insurance company admitted to transact business in this state; 

(2) An accredited college or university; 

(3) An insurance trade association; 

(4) An independent program of instruction that is approved by the superintendent in consultation with the council; 

(5) Any institution as defined in section 1713.01 of the Revised Code that holds a certificate of authorization issued by the Ohio board of regents under Chapter 1713. of the Revised Code or is exempt under that chapter from the requirements for a certificate of authorization. 

(D)  Any person who teaches any approved course or program of study qualifies for the same number of classroom hours as would be granted to any person who takes and successfully completes that course or program. 
 

HISTORY: 144 v S 375 (Eff 4-16-93); 146 v H 670 (Eff 12-2-96); 149 v S 129. Eff 9-1-2002.
 

The effective date is set by section 3 of SB 129. 


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