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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 648
BAIL BOND AGENTS
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F.S. 648.39
648.39 Termination of appointment of managing general agents, bail bond agents, and bail bond agencies.
(1) An insurer that terminates the appointment of a managing general agent, bail bond agent, or bail bond agency shall, within 10 days after such termination, file written notice thereof with the department together with a statement that it has given or mailed notice to the terminated agent or agency. Such notice filed with the department must state the reasons, if any, for such termination. Information so furnished to the department is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1).
(2) Each insurer shall, within 5 days after terminating the appointment of any managing general agent, bail bond agent, or bail bond agency, give written notice thereof to each clerk of the circuit court and sheriff with whom such person is registered.
(3) An insurer that terminates the appointment of a managing general agent or bail bond agent may authorize such person to continue to attempt the arrest and surrender of a defendant for whom a surety bond had been written by the bail bond agent before termination and to seek discharge of forfeitures and judgments as provided in chapter 903.
History.s. 11, ch. 29621, 1955; s. 8, ch. 59-326; ss. 13, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 177, ch. 70-339; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 16, 71, 72, ch. 82-175; ss. 18, 50, 51, ch. 84-103; s. 5, ch. 87-321; s. 61, ch. 88-166; s. 85, ch. 89-360; ss. 23, 46, 47, ch. 90-131; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 5, ch. 93-119; s. 24, ch. 96-372; s. 405, ch. 96-406; s. 19, ch. 2002-260; s. 64, ch. 2023-144.
Note.Former s. 903.47.