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House Bill 1736


House Bill 1736

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF HB1736 (Updated April 14, 2005 11:51 am - DI 84)


Bail law amendments. Provides for reinstatement of an expired bail agent license or recovery agent license. Specifies educational requirements for bail agent and recovery agent licensure. Provides for approval of educational courses and instructors. Specifies requirements related to: (1) publication of a determination of the commissioner of the department of insurance concerning certain activities of a bail agent or recovery agent; and (2) appointment of a surety bail agent. Requires a bail agent to pay to a former insurer all outstanding premiums owed to the former insurer within 30 days of the termination of an appointment, and to file an affidavit with the commissioner concerning any unpaid outstanding premiums. Establishes a procedure by which the commissioner may enforce the 30 day payment requirement. Provides that the commissioner's authority to enforce the 30 day payment requirement does not affect other legal or equitable remedies of the insurer. Amends the law creating the bail bond enforcement and administration fund.
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