(a) In addition to any other penalty imposed under this code, a person who the department
determines has engaged in conduct described by this section may not obtain a license
as an agent before the fifth anniversary of the date of the determination.
(b) This section applies to a person who:
(1) acts as an agent without holding a license under this code;
(2) solicits an insurance contract or acts as an agent without having been appointed
or designated by an authorized insurer, association, or organization to do so as provided
by this code;
(3) solicits an insurance contract or acts as an agent for a person, including an
insurer, association, or organization, who is not authorized to engage in the business
of insurance in this state without holding a surplus lines agent license issued under
Chapter 981; or
(4) as an officer or representative of an insurer, knowingly contracts with or appoints
as an agent a person who does not hold a valid license.
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