Title 31A Chapter 23a Section 109

Insurance Code
Insurance Marketing - Licensing Producers, Consultants, and Reinsurance Intermediaries
Section 109
Nonresident jurisdictional agreement.

            

31A-23a-109.   Nonresident jurisdictional agreement.

            (1) (a) If a nonresident license applicant has a valid producer, surplus lines producer, limited line producer, consultant, managing general agent, or reinsurance intermediary license from the nonresident license applicant's home state and the conditions of Subsection (1)(b) are met, the commissioner shall:

            (i) waive the license requirements for a license under this chapter; and

            (ii) issue the nonresident license applicant a nonresident license.

            (b) Subsection (1)(a) applies if:

            (i) the nonresident license applicant:

            (A) is licensed as a resident in the nonresident license applicant's home state at the time the nonresident license applicant applies for a nonresident producer, surplus lines producer, limited line producer, consultant, managing general agent, or reinsurance intermediary license;

            (B) has submitted the proper request for licensure;

            (C) has submitted to the commissioner:

            (I) the application for licensure that the nonresident license applicant submitted to the applicant's home state; or

            (II) a completed uniform application; and

            (D) has paid the applicable fees under Section 31A-3-103; and

            (ii) the nonresident license applicant's license in the applicant's home state is in good standing.

            (2) A nonresident applicant applying under Subsection (1) shall in addition to complying with all license requirements for a license under this chapter execute, in a form acceptable to the commissioner, an agreement to be subject to the jurisdiction of the Utah commissioner and courts on any matter related to the applicant's insurance activities in this state, on the basis of:

            (a) service of process under Sections 31A-2-309 and 31A-2-310; or

            (b) service authorized:

            (i) in the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure; or

            (ii) under Section 78B-3-206.

            (3) The commissioner may verify a producer's licensing status through the producer database maintained by:

            (a) the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; or

            (b) an affiliate or subsidiary of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

            (4) The commissioner may not assess a greater fee for an insurance license or related service to a person not residing in this state solely on the fact that the person does not reside in this state.


Amended by Chapter 253, 2012 General Session