2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 59A - Insurance Code
Article 51 - Bail Bondsmen Licensing
Section 59A-51-4.1 - Educational requirements.
59A-51-4.1. Educational requirements.
A. In order to be eligible to take the examination required to be licensed as a bail bondsman or solicitor, the applicant shall complete pre-licensing requirements as prescribed by rule. Pre-licensing requirements shall include formal classroom education, the form and content of which shall be subject to approval by the superintendent. In addition, the applicant shall complete thirty hours of on-the-job training under the direct supervision of a licensed bail bondsman who shall certify in writing that the applicant has been taught the subjects pertinent to the duties and responsibilities of a bail bondsman, including ethics and all laws and rules related to the bail bond business, and that the applicant is prepared to take the examination.
B. Prior to renewal of a bail bondsman's or solicitor's license, a licensee shall complete annually continuing education requirements as prescribed by rule.
C. It is a violation of the New Mexico Insurance Code for a person to falsely represent to the superintendent that the education requirements of this section have been complied with or to fail to register with the superintendent.
D. The superintendent shall adopt and promulgate such rules as are necessary for the effective administration of this section.
History: Laws 1999, ch. 296, 1; 2014, ch. 21, 3.