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Insurance Code - INS

DIVISION 1. GENERAL RULES GOVERNING INSURANCE [100 - 1879.8]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1935, Ch. 145. )
  

PART 2. THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE [680 - 1879.8]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1935, Ch. 145. )
  

CHAPTER 5. Production Agencies [1621 - 1758.993]

  ( Chapter 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 4. )
  

ARTICLE 13.5. Prelicensing and Continuing Education [1749 - 1749.9]
  ( Article 13.5 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1420, Sec. 65. )

  
1749.3.  

An individual licensed as a life-only agent or an accident and health agent and also licensed as a property or casualty broker-agent, or an individual only licensed as a property or casualty broker-agent, shall complete those courses, programs of instruction, or seminars approved by the commissioner for the type of license held. Completion of specified product training required in subdivision (d) of Section 1749.33, subdivision (b) of Section 1749.8, and paragraph (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 10234.93 may result in the completion of more than the minimum of required continuing education hours. The minimum number of hours required is as follows:

(a) Any licensee, as specified in this section, shall satisfactorily complete 24 hours of instruction, of which three hours shall be in ethics, prior to renewal of the license. These hours of instruction may be completed at any time prior to renewal of the license.

(b) An individual licensed as a property broker-agent or casualty broker-agent and as a life-only agent or an accident and health agent shall satisfy the requirements of this section by demonstrating completion of the courses, programs of instruction, or seminars approved by the commissioner for any of the license types listed in this section.

(c) A licensee shall not be required to comply with the requirements of this article if the licensee submits proof satisfactory to the commissioner that he or she has been a licensee in good standing for 30 continuous years in this state and is 70 years of age or older. This exemption shall not apply to those individuals licensed for the first time on or after January 1, 2010.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 321, Sec. 15. Effective January 1, 2014.)