3905.31 Prohibitions.

(A) No person not licensed under section 3905.30 of the Revised Code shall take or receive any application for such insurance upon property or persons in this state, or receive or collect a premium or any part thereof for any unauthorized insurance company, or attempt or assist in any such act, or perform any act in this state concerning any policy or contract of insurance of any unauthorized insurance company provided that any duly licensed property and casualty agent may place business with an agent licensed under section 3905.30 of the Revised Code and may accept compensation therefor, if such insurance is written in conformity with the insurance laws of this state.

(B) This section does not apply to any selling, soliciting, or negotiating of unauthorized insurance by a surplus lines broker that takes place in an insured's home state if the home state of the insured is a state other than this state.

(C) This section does not apply to those engaged in the act of adjusting claims or losses in connection with any policy of insurance written under the provisions of sections 3905.30 to 3905.35 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 3905.31

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.5, HB 122, §1, eff. 6/17/2011.

Effective Date: 09-01-2002