Rule 120-2-3-.32. Limited Travel Agent License, also Known as Travel Accident and Sickness License, and Travel Ticket.

Georgia Administrative Code

Department 120. RULES OF COMPTROLLER GENERAL

Chapter 120-2. RULES OF COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE

Subject 120-2-3. REGULATIONS REGARDING AGENTS, SUBAGENTS, COUNSELORS, ADJUSTERS, SURPLUS LINES BROKERS, AND AGENCIES

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through June 13, 2019

Rule 120-2-3-.32. Limited Travel Agent License, also Known as Travel Accident and Sickness License, and Travel Ticket

(1) In order for persons engaged in the business of selling tickets for travel on public carriers to be eligible for a limited travel agent license in accordance with Chapter 23 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated and this Regulation, the applicant must make proper application to the Commissioner and pay all required fees.
(2) The application process for a limited travel agent license shall include sponsorship by an insurer licensed to do business in this state. Prior to issuance of the license, the sponsor shall agree to appoint the applicant as a representative of the company. The sponsor shall affirm that an investigation on the general character of the applicant has been conducted by an agency not affiliated with the insurer and that the sponsor recommends the applicant for a license. Such investigation shall include a criminal background check.
(a) Effective January 1, 2010, the application process for an agent license will no longer require sponsorship by an insurer. Upon issuance of the agent license, the licensee must obtain a certificate of authority from each insurer that they will represent.
(b) Effective January 1, 2010, all new applicants, excluding active licensees and individuals that apply for reinstatement within 6 months of expiration date, shall be required to submit electronic fingerprints through a vendor selected by the Department for a criminal background check. The applicant shall bear the cost for electronic fingerprinting.
(3) Each year by the dates specified in Rule 120-2-3-.16, license renewals, accompanied by the required fees, must be filed on forms prescribed by the Commissioner.
(4) No prelicensing education is required.
(5) No examination shall be required for this license.
(6) No continuing education shall be required for this license.

Cite as Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 120-2-3-.32

Authority: O.C.G.A. Secs. 33-2-9, 33-23-5, 33-23-5.1, 33-23-8, 33-23-10, 33-23-12, 33-23-18, 33-23-44.

History. Original Rule entitled "Limited Travel Agent License" adopted. F. Sept. 10, 1992; eff. Sept. 30, 1992.

Amended: F. Aug. 9, 1996; eff. Aug. 29, 1996.

Repealed: New Rule entitled "Limited Travel Agent License, also Known as Travel Accident and Sickness License, and Travel Ticket License" adopted. F. Jan. 15, 2003; eff. Feb. 4, 2003.

Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. July 16, 2009; eff. Aug. 5, 2009.