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Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 626
INSURANCE FIELD REPRESENTATIVES AND OPERATIONS
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F.S. 626.2817
626.2817 Regulation of course providers, instructors, and school officials involved in prelicensure education for insurance agents and other licensees.
(1) Any course provider, instructor, or school official must be approved by and registered with the department before offering prelicensure education courses for insurance agents and other licensees.
(2) The department shall adopt rules establishing standards for the approval, registration, discipline, or removal from registration of course providers, instructors, and school officials. The standards must be designed to ensure that such persons have the knowledge, competence, and integrity to fulfill the educational objectives of the prelicensure requirements of this chapter and chapter 648 and to assure that insurance agents and licensees are competent to engage in the activities authorized under the license.
(3) A course provider shall not grant completion credit to any student who has not completed at least 75 percent of the required course hours of a department-approved prelicensure course.
(4) The department shall adopt rules to establish a process for determining compliance with the prelicensure requirements of this chapter and chapter 648. The department shall adopt rules prescribing the forms necessary to administer the prelicensure requirements.
History.s. 6, ch. 2000-370; s. 927, ch. 2003-261; s. 30, ch. 2003-267; s. 23, ch. 2003-281; s. 34, ch. 2004-390; s. 5, ch. 2015-180.