§ 38.2-1866. Continuing education requirements
A. Every individual resident and nonresident (i) insurance consultant, (ii) life and annuities insurance agent, (iii) health agent, (iv) property and casualty insurance agent (v) personal lines agent, and (vi) title insurance agent shall, on a biennial basis, furnish evidence as set forth in this article that the continuing education requirements of this article have been satisfied. As used in this article, the term "agent" shall be construed to refer to any of the individual licensees referred to above.
B. Any agent who holds a life and annuities license or a health agent license, or both, shall complete sixteen hours of relevant continuing education credits.
C. Any agent who holds a personal lines license or a property and casualty license shall complete sixteen hours of relevant continuing education credits.
D. Any agent who holds a title agent license shall complete sixteen hours of relevant continuing education credits.
E. Any agent who holds licenses from more than one category of licenses provided above shall complete twenty-four hours of relevant continuing education credits with a minimum of eight credit hours in each such category.
F. Of the total required credits for each biennium, two credit hours shall be in insurance law and regulations applicable in Virginia.
G. Agents may receive no more than seventy-five percent of their required credits from courses provided by insurance companies or agencies. The Board, in its sole discretion, shall, at the time of course approval, determine whether any particular course shall be considered to be insurance company or agency sponsored, and shall require all course sponsors to provide this information clearly and conspicuously to all those enrolling in that course.
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