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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  ( Chapter 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 4.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 15.5. Cargo Shippers’ Agents [1757.1 - 1757.3]
  ( Article 15.5 added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 515, Sec. 2. )

1757.1.
  

A limited license may be issued to a natural person or to an organization who or which acts as an agent on behalf of cargo owners or shippers, or both. The limited license shall authorize the cargo owner’s or shipper’s agent to procure cargo insurance only on behalf of a cargo owner or shipper for whom the agent is also arranging for the carriage of goods. The limited license shall authorize the cargo owner’s or shipper’s agent only to procure cargo insurance, perform related document preparation, and assist the cargo owners or shippers, or both, with the filing of claims or preparation of proofs of loss in connection with filing claims and performing similar claims activities.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 515, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1994.)

1757.2.
  

A limited license shall be applied for and renewed in the same manner as is provided in this chapter for a licensee to act as a property broker-agent or a casualty broker-agent, except that an applicant for a limited license as a cargo shipper’s agent need not pass a qualifying examination and is exempt from the prelicensing and continuing education requirements. The fee for filing an application shall be twenty-nine dollars ($29) for each year or fraction thereof of the term of the license applied for.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 534, Sec. 41. (AB 1699) Effective January 1, 2018.)

1757.3.
  

The commissioner may make reasonable rules and regulations necessary for the convenient administration of the provisions of this article respecting the licensing and renewal of licenses of cargo shippers’ agents.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 515, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1994.)

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