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(a) Bond required.--A bond shall accompany each license application for a sales finance company and collector-repossessor.
(b) Form.--The bond shall be in the form prescribed by the department.
(1) A bond for a sales finance company shall be in the amount of $10,000.
(2) A bond for a collector-repossessor shall be in the amount of $5,000.
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the bond shall be executed by a surety company authorized by the laws of this Commonwealth to transact business.
(2) If the bond accompanying a license application for a sales finance company is filed by a financial institution within this Commonwealth, the financial institution may execute the bond on its own behalf.
(3) The bond shall be executed to the Commonwealth.
(e) Purpose.--The bond shall be for the use of the Commonwealth and for any person aggrieved by the misconduct of the licensee.
(f) Condition.--The condition of the bond is that the licensee will:
(1) comply with and abide by the provisions of this chapter and the rules and regulations of the department; and
(2) pay to the Commonwealth, the department or a person all money due to each under the provisions of this chapter.
(g) Action on bond.--A person may maintain an action on the bond in a court having jurisdiction of the amount claimed if all the following occur:
(1) The person is aggrieved by the misconduct of a licensee.
(2) The person receives a judgment against the licensee for the misconduct.
(3) The person executes on the judgment.
(4) The department assents to the action on the bond.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Pennsylvania Statutes Title 12 Pa.C.S.A. Commerce and Trade § 6213. Bond - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/pa/title-12-pacsa-commerce-and-trade/pa-csa-sect-12-6213/
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