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Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 494
LOAN ORIGINATORS AND MORTGAGE BROKERS
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F.S. 494.00665
494.00665 Principal loan originator and branch manager for mortgage lender.
(1) Each mortgage lender business must be operated by a principal loan originator who shall have full charge, control, and supervision of the mortgage lender business. The principal loan originator must be licensed as a loan originator pursuant to s. 494.00312. Each mortgage lender must keep the office informed of the person designated as the principal loan originator as prescribed by commission rule. If the designation is inaccurate, the business shall be deemed to be operated under the full charge, control, and supervision of each officer, director, or ultimate equitable owner of a 10-percent or greater interest in the mortgage lender business, or any other person in a similar capacity during that time.
(2) Each branch office of a mortgage lender must be operated by a branch manager who shall have full charge, control, and supervision of the branch office. The designated branch manager must be a licensed loan originator pursuant to s. 494.00312. Each mortgage lender must keep the office informed of the person designated as the branch manager as prescribed by commission rule, which includes documentation of the individual’s acceptance of such responsibility. If the designation is inaccurate, the branch office shall be deemed to be operated under the full charge, control, and supervision of each officer, director, or ultimate equitable owner of a 10-percent or greater interest in the mortgage lender business, or any other person in a similar capacity during that time.
History.s. 50, ch. 2009-241.