2013 Maryland Code
§ 27-223 - Misleading use of senior or retiree credential or designation

MD Ins Code § 27-223 (2013) What's This?


(a) It is unlawful for any insurance producer to use a senior or retiree credential or designation in a way that is or would be misleading in connection with the offer, sale, or purchase of life insurance, health insurance, or annuities.

(b) (1) The Commissioner, in consultation with the Securities Commissioner of the Division of Securities in the Office of the Attorney General, shall adopt regulations to define what constitutes a misleading use of a senior or retiree credential or designation for purposes of subsection (a) of this section.

(2) The regulations adopted by the Commissioner may provide exemptions from subsection (a) of this section, if the exemptions are consistent with the public interest and within the purposes intended by the policy and provisions of this title.

(c) A violation of subsection (a) of this section constitutes a lack of trustworthiness for the purposes of § 10-126(a)(13) of this article.

(d) This section may not be construed to limit any powers of the Commissioner granted under this title.

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