17:22B-10 License renewal.
10. Every adjuster's license issued pursuant to this act may be renewed for a two-year period upon the filing of an application in conformity with section 6 of this act, which shall include proof of completion of continuing education requirements as established by this section.
a.The commissioner shall require every individual licensed as a public adjuster, and each sublicensee of a licensed adjuster that is a corporation, firm or association, as a condition of biennial license renewal pursuant to this section, to complete not less than 15 hours of continuing education. Each hour of instruction shall be equivalent to one credit.
b.The commissioner shall:
(1)establish standards for the continuing education of public adjusters, including the subject matter and content of courses of study;
(2)approve educational programs offering continuing education credits and the qualification of instructors; and
(3)approve other equivalent educational programs and establish procedures for the issuance of credit upon satisfactory proof of the completion of these programs.
c.The commissioner may, in his discretion, waive requirements for continuing education on an individual basis for reasons of hardship such as illness or disability, retirement of the license, or other good cause.
d.The commissioner may, in his discretion, waive the continuing education requirements set forth in subsection a. of this section for a public adjuster who is a non-resident licensee if the commissioner deems that such licensee has satisfactorily completed continuing education requirements for licensed public adjusters in the state in which he resides that are equivalent to New Jersey continuing education requirements.
L.1993, c.66, s.10; amended 2010, c.116, s.2.
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