2020 California Code
Insurance Code - INS
DIVISION 5 - INSURANCE ADJUSTERS
CHAPTER 2 - Public Insurance Adjusters Act
ARTICLE 5 - Disciplinary Proceedings
The commissioner may suspend or revoke a license issued under this chapter if he or she determines that the licensee has done any of the following:
(a) Made any false statement or given any false information in connection with an application for a license or a renewal or reinstatement of the license.
(b) Violated this chapter.
(c) Violated any rule of the commissioner adopted pursuant to the authority contained in this chapter.
(d) Been convicted of any crime substantially related to the qualifications, functions, and duties of the holder of the registration or license in question.
(e) Impersonated, or permitted, or aided and abetted an employee to impersonate a law enforcement officer or employee of the United States of America, or of any state or subdivision thereof.
(f) Committed or permitted any employee to commit any act, while the license was expired which would be cause for the suspension or revocation of a license, or grounds for the denial of an application for a license.
(g) Willfully failed or refused to render to a client services or a report as agreed between the parties and for which compensation has been paid or tendered in accordance with the agreement of the parties.
(h) Committed assault, battery, or kidnapping, or used force or violence on any person.
(i) Knowingly violated, or advised, encouraged, or assisted the violation of any court order or injunction in the course of business as a licensee.
(j) Acted as a runner or capper for any attorney.
(k) Committed any act which is a ground for denial of an application for license under this chapter.
(l) Manufactured evidence.
(m) Acceptance of employment adverse to a client or former client relating to a matter with respect to which the licensee has obtained confidential information by reason of or in the course of his or her employment by that client or former client.
(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 538, Sec. 476. Effective January 1, 2007.)