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31 Pa. Code § 37.39. Lines of authority.

§ 37.39. Lines of authority.

 (a)  The underwriting powers of the entity establish the line of authority required of the agent or broker. The authority to sell the following classes and kinds of insurance may be granted by the Department and reflected on the certificate or the license:

   (1)  Agent lines of authority:

     (i)   General.

       (A)   Life and annuities.

       (B)   Variable annuities.

       (C)   Accident and health.

       (D)   Credit life, accident and health and credit unemployment.

       (E)   Property.

       (F)   Casualty.

       (G)   Title.

       (H)   Public adjuster or public adjuster solicitor as set forth in the act of December 20, 1983 (P. L. 260, No. 72) (63 P. S. § §  1601—1608).

     (ii)   Restricted.

       (A)   Domestic mutual fire as set forth in section 603(b)(3) of the act (40 P. S. §  233(b)(3)).

       (B)   Fraternal—restricted.

       (C)   Resident company employe for countersignature only.

   (2)  Broker lines of authority:

     (i)   Life, accident and health.

     (ii)   Property and casualty.

     (iii)   Surplus lines as set forth in Article XVI of the Insurance Company Law of 1921 (40 P. S. § §  991.1601—991.1625).

 (b)  If an agent qualifies for additional lines of authority, this change shall be reflected on the agent’s revised certificate before amending the agent’s appointments with companies.

Cross References

   This section cited in 31 Pa. Code §  37.1 (relating to definitions); 31 Pa. Code §  37.22 (relating to waiver of examination for resident agents); and 31 Pa. Code §  39.8 (relating to credit hours).

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