View Amendment Current Amendment: 463C001.DKA.SA17.docx to Bill 463     Senator CROMER proposed the following amendment (SA\463C001.DKA.SA17):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, Section 38-43-100(F) and (G), by striking the subsections in their entirety and inserting:

    (F)     A person applying for a resident insurance producer license or a person applying on behalf of the applicant shall make application to the director or his designee on the Uniform Application and declare under penalty of refusal, suspension, or revocation of the license that the statements made in the application are true, correct, and complete to the best of the applicant's knowledge and belief. Before approving the application, the director or his designee shall find that the applicant:
        (1)     is at least eighteen years of age;
        (2)     is a person of good moral character and has not been convicted of a felony or any crime involving moral turpitude within the last ten years that is a ground for denial, suspension, or revocation as provided for in Section 38-43-130;
        (3)     has paid the fees provided for in Section 38-43-80; and
        (4)     has successfully passed the examination or examinations for the line or lines of insurance for which the person has applied.
        (5)     Effective January 1, 2017, Before a license is issued to an applicant or is renewed permitting him to act as a resident producer, the applicant shall comply with the licensing and renewal requirements set for in this section and by regulation. In addition to those licensing requirements, the applicant shall:
            (a)     furnish a complete set of his fingerprints to the director or his designee; and
            (b)     undergo a state criminal records check, supported by his fingerprints, by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) and a national criminal records check, supported by his fingerprints, by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The results of these criminal records checks must be reported to the department. SLED is authorized to retain the fingerprints for use in identification purposes including, but not limited to, unsolved latent prints. The cost associated with the criminal history records checks must be borne by the applicant. The applicant's fingerprints must be certified by a law enforcement officer authorized by SLED. /
    Renumber sections.
    Reletter subsections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.