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The 2008 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 648
BAIL BOND AGENTS
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Chapter 648, Florida Statutes 2008

CHAPTER 648

BAIL BOND AGENTS

648.24  Declaration of public policy.

648.25  Definitions.

648.26  Department of Financial Services; administration.

648.27  Licenses and appointments; general.

648.279  Scope of license.

648.285  Bond agency; ownership requirements.

648.29  Build-up funds posted by bail bond agent.

648.295  Reporting and accounting of funds.

648.30  Licensure and appointment required.

648.31  Appointment taxes and fees.

648.315  Number of applications for licensure required.

648.33  Bail bond rates.

648.34  Bail bond agents; qualifications.

648.35  Professional bail bond agent; qualifications.

648.355  Temporary limited license as limited surety agent or professional bail bond agent; pending examination.

648.36  Bail bond agent's records.

648.365  Statistical reporting requirements; penalty for failure to comply.

648.38  Licensure examination for bail bond agents; time; place; fees; scope.

648.381  Reexamination.

648.382  Appointment of bail bond agents and temporary bail bond agents; effective date of appointment.

648.383  Renewal, continuation, reinstatement, and termination of appointment; bail bond agents.

648.384  Effect of expiration of appointment; bail bond agents.

648.385  Continuing education required; application; exceptions; requirements; penalties.

648.386  Qualifications for prelicensing and continuing education schools and instructors.

648.387  Primary bail bond agents; duties.

648.388  Insurer must appoint managing general agent.

648.39  Termination of appointment of managing general agents, bail bond agents, and temporary bail bond agents.

648.40  Application for appointment of professional bail bond agents; termination.

648.41  Termination of appointment of temporary bail bond agents.

648.42  Registration of bail bond agents.

648.421  Notice of change of address or telephone number.

648.43  Power of attorney; to be approved by department; filing of copies; notification of transfer bond.

648.44  Prohibitions; penalty.

648.441  Furnishing supplies to unlicensed bail bond agent prohibited; civil liability and penalty.

648.442  Collateral security.

648.4425  Notice.

648.45  Actions against a licensee; suspension or revocation of eligibility to hold a license.

648.46  Procedure for disciplinary action against licensees.

648.48  Witnesses and evidence.

648.49  Duration of suspension or revocation.

648.50  Effect of suspension, revocation upon associated licenses and licensees.

648.51  Surrender of license.

648.52  Administrative fine.

648.525  Civil assessment.

648.53  Probation.

648.55  All bail bond agents of same agency; licensed by same companies.

648.57  Penalty.

648.571  Failure to return collateral; penalty.

648.58  Injunctive proceedings.