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Title XXXVII INSURANCE
Chapter 626 INSURANCE FIELD REPRESENTATIVES AND OPERATIONS
SECTION 902Penalty for representing unauthorized insurer.


F.S. 626.902
626.902 Penalty for representing unauthorized insurer.
(1) In addition to any other penalties provided in the insurance code:
(a) Any insurance agent licensed in this state who in this state knowingly represents or aids an unauthorized insurer in violation of s. 626.901 commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(b) Any person other than an insurance agent licensed in this state who in this state represents or aids an unauthorized insurer in violation of s. 626.901 commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(c) Any person who commits a subsequent violation of this section commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(2) In addition to the penalties provided for in subsection (1), such violator shall be liable, personally, jointly and severally with any other person or persons liable therefor, for payment of taxes payable on account of such insurance under s. 626.938.
(3) This section does not apply to actions of a person who is assisting the office at its direction in the administration of its responsibilities under ss. 626.904-626.912, the Unauthorized Insurers Process Law.
History.s. 343, ch. 59-205; s. 643, ch. 71-136; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 318, 807, ch. 82-243; ss. 206, 207, ch. 90-363; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 4, ch. 95-340; s. 39, ch. 2002-206; s. 2, ch. 2005-144.

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