3905.041 Exceptions to program of insurance education or examination requirement.

(A)

(1) An individual who applies for a resident insurance agent license in this state within ninety days after establishing a principal place of residence or principal place of business in this state shall not be required under section 3905.04 of the Revised Code to complete a program of insurance education or to pass a written examination if the individual has paid all applicable fees required under this chapter and if either of the following applies:

(a) The individual is currently licensed in another state and is in good standing for the line or lines of authority requested.

(b) The individual was previously licensed in another state, the individual's application for a resident insurance agent license in this state is received within ninety days after the cancellation of the individual's previous license, and, at the time of license cancellation, the individual was in good standing for the line or lines of authority requested.

(2) To determine an applicant's licensure status and standing in another state, the superintendent of insurance may utilize the producer database maintained by the NAIC or its affiliates or subsidiaries. If that information is not available on the producer database, the superintendent may require documentation from the prior home state.

(B) An individual who applies for a temporary insurance agent license in this state shall not be required under section 3905.04 of the Revised Code to complete any prelicensing education or to pass a written examination.

(C) The superintendent may exempt any limited lines insurance from the examination requirement of section 3905.04 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.18, HB 300, §1, eff. 5/26/2010.

Effective Date: 09-01-2002

Related Legislative Provision: See 128th General AssemblyFile No.18, HB 300, §6

See 128th General AssemblyFile No.18, HB 300, §3