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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 494
LOAN ORIGINATORS AND MORTGAGE BROKERS
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F.S. 494.004
494.004 Requirements of licensees.
(1) Each licensee under this part shall report to the office:
(a) In writing, any conviction of, or plea of nolo contendere to, regardless of adjudication, any felony or any crime or administrative violation that involves fraud, dishonesty, breach of trust, money laundering, or any other act of moral turpitude, in any jurisdiction, by the licensee or any control person within 30 days after the date of conviction, entry of a plea of nolo contendere, or final administrative action.
(b) In a form prescribed by rule of the commission, any conviction of, or plea of nolo contendere to, regardless of adjudication, any felony committed by the licensee or any control person within 30 days after the date of conviction or the date the plea of nolo contendere is entered.
(c) Any action in bankruptcy, voluntary or involuntary, within 30 days after the action is instituted.
(d) On a form prescribed by rule of the commission, any change to the information contained in any initial application form or any amendment to the application within 30 days after the change is effective.
(e) Any change in the principal loan originator, any addition or subtraction of a control person, or any change in the form of business organization, by written amendment in the form and at the time the commission specifies by rule.
(f) Any addition of a control person who has not previously filed a Uniform Mortgage Biographical Statement & Consent Form, MU2, or has not previously complied with the fingerprinting and credit report requirements of ss. 494.00321 and 494.00322, is subject to the provisions of these sections. If, after the addition of a control person, the office finds that the licensee does not continue to meet licensure requirements, the office may bring an administrative action in accordance with s. 494.00255 to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
(2) Each mortgage broker shall submit to the registry reports of condition, which must be in such form and shall contain such information as the registry may require. The commission may adopt rules prescribing the time by which a mortgage broker must file a report of condition. For purposes of this section, the report of condition is synonymous with the registry‚Äôs Mortgage Call Report.
(3) A license issued under this part is not transferable or assignable.
History.ss. 27, 50, ch. 91-245; s. 4, ch. 91-429; ss. 16, 17, ch. 99-213; s. 534, ch. 2003-261; s. 12, ch. 2006-213; s. 7, ch. 2007-182; s. 36, ch. 2009-241; s. 43, ch. 2014-91.