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Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 626
INSURANCE FIELD REPRESENTATIVES AND OPERATIONS
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F.S. 626.521
626.521 Credit and character reports.
(1) Before appointing for the first time in this state an agent, adjuster, service representative, customer representative, or managing general agent, the appointing insurer or employer shall secure and thereafter keep on file a full detailed credit and character report relative to the individual so appointed. This subsection does not apply to licensees who self-appoint pursuant to s. 624.501.
(2) If requested by the department, the insurer or employer, as the case may be, must furnish to the department such information as it reasonably requires relative to such individual and investigation.
(3) Information contained in credit or character reports furnished to or secured by the department under this section is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1).
History.s. 231, ch. 59-205; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 10, ch. 71-86; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; s. 3, ch. 81-282; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 197(1st), 217, 807, 810, ch. 82-243; s. 11, ch. 88-166; ss. 46, 206, 207, ch. 90-363; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 43, ch. 92-146; ss. 3, 4, ch. 93-80; s. 371, ch. 96-406; s. 1724, ch. 97-102; s. 23, ch. 98-199; s. 8, ch. 2001-142; s. 56, ch. 2002-206; s. 940, ch. 2003-261; s. 42, ch. 2004-390; s. 22, ch. 2018-102.