Under existing law, the Commissioner of Insurance is authorized to collect fingerprints and perform a criminal history record check of all new applicants for license as an insurance producer, title insurance agent, or independent adjuster. The existing law authorizes fingerprint records to be stored with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and for stored records to be used by the Commissioner
This bill would amend the fingerprint enabling laws to remove all references to submitting and storing the electronic fingerprint records with the NAIC for permanent retention in a centralized repository
To amend Sections 27-7-4.4, 27-9A-17, and 27-25-4.6, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to the licensing by the Department of Insurance, insurance producers, title insurance agents, and independent adjusters, and authorizing the Commissioner of Insurance to require the submission of fingerprints for the purpose of criminal background checks; to delete all reference to submitting and storing the electronic fingerprint records with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners for retention in a centralized repository.
|January 14, 2014||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Insurance|
|Bill Text||HB63 Alabama 2014 Session - Introduced|