(1) A person shall not act as an insurance consultant unless the person holds a valid license issued by the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services that authorizes the person to act as an insurance consultant. For purposes of this section, a person acts as an insurance consultant if:
(a) The person purports or offers to engage in any of the activities described in paragraph (b) of this subsection by using, in conjunction with the personís name, the title or designation of insurance planner, consultant, adviser or counselor, or financial and insurance planner, consultant, adviser or counselor, or any similar title or designation; or
(b) The person, for compensation other than commission from the sale of insurance, engages, attempts to engage or offers to engage in any of the following activities:
(A) Acting as a consultant regarding insurance.
(B) Giving advice, counsel, opinion or service with respect to the benefits, advantages or disadvantages of insurance that may be issued in this state.
(C) In any other manner providing information about insurance.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1)(b) of this section, compensation includes consideration paid for financial and other related services provided by the person in connection with services referred to in subsection (1)(b) of this section. [1985 c.697 §2; 1989 c.701 §53; 1991 c.810 §15; 1997 c.419 §1]Section: Previous 744.565 744.566 744.570 744.575 744.580 744.590 744.600 744.605 744.609 744.610 744.615 744.619 744.620 744.621 744.625 Next
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