2021 California Code
Financial Code - FIN
DIVISION 7 - INDUSTRIAL LOAN COMPANIES
CHAPTER 8 - Insurance Premium Financing
ARTICLE 2 - General
Any downpayment which is made and which is received by the company from the insured, or from the insurance producer on behalf of the insured, shall be held by the company in trust for and in transit to the insurer, and shall be paid to the insurer, together with the balance of the premium payable pursuant to the terms of the premium finance agreement within 30 days from the effective date of the policy, or within 30 days after the receipt of a proper premium finance agreement by the company, or within 15 days after the company has mailed to the insured notice of a revised finance agreement pursuant to Section 18606, whichever is later. In the event that the premium is paid to the insurance agent or broker of record, such agent or broker of record shall not be deemed the agent of the company by reason of such payment.
Upon request of the commissioner, the company shall furnish an authorization for disclosure to the commissioner of financial records of such trust accounts pursuant to Section 7473 of the Government Code.
(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 487.)