§33-12-7. Board of insurance agent education.
The board of insurance agent education shall continue in
existence. The board of insurance agent education shall consist of
the commissioner of insurance and six members appointed by the
commissioner. The members appointed by the commissioner shall be
two licensed property and casualty insurance agents, one licensed
life insurance agent, one licensed health and accident insurance
agent, one representative of a domestic insurance company, and one
representative of a foreign insurance company: Provided, That no
board shall be appointed that fails to include companies or agents
for companies representing at least two thirds of the net written
insurance premiums in the state. Each member shall serve a term of
three years and shall be eligible for reappointment.
(a) The board of insurance agent education shall establish the
criteria for a program of insurance education and submit the
proposal for the approval of the commissioner on or before the
thirty-first day of December of each year.
(b) The commissioner and the board, under standards
established by the board, may approve any course or program of
instruction developed or sponsored by an authorized insurer,
accredited college or university, agents association, insurance
trade association, or independent program of instruction that
presents the criteria and the number of hours that the board and
commissioner determine appropriate for the purpose of this article.