(1) To facilitate the settlement of claims under insurance policies when there is widespread property loss in this state arising out of a catastrophe, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services may issue a temporary permit to any person authorized in another state to adjust losses claimed under insurance policies to act as an adjuster in the catastrophe area for or against an authorized insurer. A temporary permit issued pursuant to this section shall be effective for such time as the director determines necessary and shall be in lieu of the license and fee requirements otherwise applicable.
(2) A temporary permit may be obtained by filing with the director a written application therefor in the form prescribed by the director. The application shall contain the name and address of the applicant, the name of the state in which the applicant is authorized to adjust losses claimed under insurance policies and any other information the director may require.
(3) Such a permit may also be issued in respect to any adjuster who is licensed or permitted to act as such in the state of domicile of the adjuster and who is sent into this state on behalf of an authorized insurer or insured for the purpose of investigating or making adjustment of a particular loss under policies of insurance. [Formerly 736.490; 1989 c.701 §51]Section: Previous 744.531 744.535 744.538 744.540 744.541 744.545 744.550 744.555 744.560 744.565 744.566 744.570 744.575 744.580 744.590 Next
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